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Rake Task Management Essentials

By : Andrey Koleshko
Book Image

Rake Task Management Essentials

By: Andrey Koleshko

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Rake Task Management Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers


In this chapter, you learned what Rake is, what you have to do to start using Rake, how to use the rake command-line tool, how to write and run rake tasks, how to set their dependencies, and how to structure the code. There was some advice about Rake's DSL and an explanation on why should you follow it. This chapter doesn't demonstrate any real examples of how to use Rake because this knowledge is not enough to work with the files, but please be patient because you will see them in the upcoming chapters.

The next chapter will explain the basics to work with files using Rake. Also, you will see the first real example of put the knowledge of both these chapters to practice.