He is also a partner at the webbased software development firm basecamp hansson cowrote agile web development with rails with dave thomas in 2005 as part of the facets of ruby series. In his writing, he offers powerful reframes on work and life. This interview is 1 of a series of 6 interviews for the complete guide to rails performance, discussing ruby and rails performance with community leaders like mike perham, sean griffin, evan. Booklist is an occasional feature where we ask internet personalities about the books they read, and why.
By sam ruby, dave thomas and david heinemeier hansson. Ruby on rails a webapplication framework that includes. His latest book is it doesnt have to be crazy at work. A book created on the astonishment of remote work 17. David heinemeier hansson, aka dhh, is the developer behind basecamps eponymous flagship product. David heinemeier hansson david heinemeier hansson also known as dhh is the creator of ruby on rails framework, cto and cofounder of project management software basecamp, and author of several bestselling books. Ruby on rails is an opensource web framework thats optimized for programmer happiness and beautiful code. David heinemeier hansson created the ruby on rails opensource web framework in 2003. But technological advantages erode over time, and good timing doesnt sustain movements alone over the long term.
David heinemeier hansson is the creator of ruby on rails, cofounder and cto at basecamp formerly 37signals, and the bestselling coauthor of rework and remote. Ruby on rails is a free web application framework created by david heinemeier hansson, now a partner at basecamp. I havent used ruby on rails but i really like phoenix and looking at rails i can see a lot of influences. David heinemeier hansson running remote conference 2020. David heinemeier hansson, software contrarian transcript. Ruby on rails is an opensource web framework thats optimized for programmer happiness. Tens of thousands of developers have used this awardwinning book to learn rails. It was originally used to make 37signals first product, basecamp, and was then extracted and released as open source in 2004. Optimizing for programmer happiness with convention over configuration is how we roll.
Of more immediate interest to me, however, was a note that david heinemeier hansson, the creator of ruby of rails, had denied the authors the right to use the rails logo on the front of their book. Action mailbox, action text, multiple dbs, parallel testing, webpacker by default, and zeitwerk. David heinemeier hansson, creator of ruby on rails, founder and cto at basecamp, and best selling author, is joining us today on the being boss podcast to talk about finding the golden egg in your business and improving your odds to build something successfulnot through overglorified risks, but through sharing your knowledge. David dhh heinemeier hansson is the creator of ruby on rails, founder and cto at basecamp formerly 37signals, and the bestselling coauthor of rework and remote. Agile web development with rails 4 by sam ruby the. Ruby has a vibrant community that is supportive for beginners and enthusiastic about producing highquality code. The ruby on rails framework, built with the ruby language by david heinemeier hansson, introduced many people to the joys of programming in ruby.
Getting started with ruby on rails, routing, activerecord, views, activerecord migrations, rails best practices, naming conventions, actioncable, activemodel, user authentication in rails, activerecord associations, activerecord validations, activerecord query interface and caching. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. More than 5,000 people already have contributed code to rails. David heinemeier hansson is the cofounder of basecamp and nyt bestselling coauthor of rework and remote. Code genius omg ruby and rails performance by aaron patterson. Ruby on rails is open source software, so not only is it free to use, you can also help make it better. This awardwinning paperback book, updated for rails 4, gives you a tour of the ruby on rails framework and all its useful features. The first rails app, however, was our very own basecamp. These guides are designed to make you immediately productive with rails, and to help you understand how all of the pieces fit together. For example, if you have a book model, rails will look for a file named appmodels book. You can also check out my page on the best ruby books to learn about resources for ruby the language on its own if you dont have a ruby foundation you may want to grab a book off the ruby page, since approaching rails without ruby skills is not a wise.
Its recommended by the rails team and was cowritten by the creator of rails, david heinemeier hansson. David heinemeier hansson on leadership, remote work, and. For this installment, weve asked david heinemeier hansson, the creator of the ruby on rails software framework. Hundreds of thousands of programmers around the world have built amazing applications using rails. Oh, and he went from not having a drivers license at 25 to winning, at 34, the 24 hours of le mans race, one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world. Hes also the creator of ruby on rails, the framework underlying sites like hulu, airbnb. This is the second book on rails that i purchased to learn new features in rails 4 the first one being ruby on rails tutorial i bought the paper copy which covers rails 3 but the free online version covers rails 4. H, who is the father creator of the famous ruby on rails the ruby framework. Rails focus on software engineering patters and agile philosophy were so intriguing that we decided that dhh should be geek of the week.
Im david heinemeier hansson, basecamp cto, and this is. In 1999, david built a danish online gaming news website, which he ran until 2001. Youll also have used the ruby on rails framework to carry out the rapid development of an idea into a product without sacrificing quality. You concentrate on creating the application, and rails takes care of the details. After reading and using this book, youll be able to effectively build and deploy your rails application to the cloud. When i started learning ruby on rails, i read the first edition of this book.
And this person is none other than david heinemeier hansson, aka d. Ask ruby on rails creator david heinemeier hansson a question. Hes most known for his company, basecamp, and for creating the popular ruby on rails web development framework that has taken the world of web development by storm. Books recommended by david heinemeier hansson the ceo. The slashdot interview with ruby on rails creator david. David heinemeier hansson is a danish programmer and the creator of the popular ruby on rails web development framework. This page is devoted to the best ruby on rails books for the reader who wishes to learn how to program in ruby on rails the framework.
Rails conf 20 patterns of basecamps application architecture. It is now so popular with developers that it has been shipped with mac osx since 2007, and has a dedicated windows following. Its a broad, farreaching tutorial and reference thats recommended by the rails core team. To learn more about why rails is so different from many other webapplication frameworks and paradigms, examine the rails doctrine. David heinemeier hansson says no to use of rails logo. David heinemeier hansson dhh released ruby on rails 1. Ruby on rails is separated into various packages, namely activerecord an objectrelational mapping system for database access, action pack, active support and action mailer.
In addition, david is the bestselling author of rework, a book about starting and running b. Ruby continues to gain popularity for its use in web application development. Agile web development with rails 4 pragmatic programmers. Commits contributed by david heinemeier hansson to ruby on rails. Agile web development with rails, 4th edition pdf free.
That is the pleasure and privilege of working with the web. He is the cto of basecamp, coauthor of 4 books, and the creator of the opensource ruby on rails framework if you havent noticed, david has a thing for taking things out of obscurity and making them popular. Add option to set xoriginalto for systems that route o. He explains why we should find a programming language that speaks to us, why ergonomics matter and why single page apps and microservices are not for him. Jason fried and david heinemeier hansson published several books under the 37signals name. The five programming books that meant most to me signal. David heinemeier hansson talks to adam about being avoiding a software monoculture. Its holistic view of the rails framework and community provides any new developer the kick start they need to a highly successful career. David heinemeier hansson also known as dhh is the creator of ruby on rails framework, cto and cofounder of project management software basecamp, and author of several bestselling books. Over the past decade, rails has become one of the worlds most popular programming frameworks.169 203 224 1368 97 396 1580 727 514 794 511 777 143 1272 1102 812 765 1376 1350 1457 632 1509 725 1521 539 500 201 1284 1098 1501 166 1191 1029 1004 989 129 75 238