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Print Length: 122 pages
Publisher: Packt Publishing (April 21, 2014)
Publication Date: April 21, 2014
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It was hard to find a book that addresses Rake as a topic by itself. I liked that it started at a very introductory level ("Hello, Rake"), and then progressed step-by-step to more complex topics. The chapter on file operations was terrific. This is a short book, easy to read, and filled with useful tips that clearly come from experience.
This book will in a concise manner introduce you to rake - a simple and powerful tool to automate different kind of tasks you may have as a developer or administrator.The author explains the essential concepts of rake utility: project structure, namespaces, variables, conventions, files, rules etc.You will get to know how rake works - how dependent tasks are called, how tasks can be run in parallel.There are many code examples which illustrate the concepts discussed.There are also shown many use cases which illustrate where and how rake is used and how it can be used in real life projects.This book may be interesting as for beginners so for people who already use rake and want to better understand it's internals and it's power.
The book is very useful and easy-to-read.Material is perceived easily thanks to a deep and detailed explanation of each issue.Examples in this book are very good. They are very close to real problems which you may often meet in the development process. The author sets a good standard for rake task writing style.This book will be interested to beginners and also people with experience
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