Rails Cookbook is not an introductory tutorial, but a problem-solving book that provides coding solutions for a wide range of tasks. For every problem addressed in the book, you'll find a worked-out solution or "recipe"-- a short, focused piece of code that you can insert directly into your applications. Topics covered in the book include developing scalable web applications, test-driven development, working with active record, and deploying Rails applications. A discussion on each solution is included, so that you can learn to adapt the problem-solving techniques to similar situations. This ultimate Rails code sourcebook will save you hundreds of hours.