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Rake Task Management Essentials

By : Andrey Koleshko
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Rake Task Management Essentials

By: Andrey Koleshko

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Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Rake Task Management Essentials
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Chapter 7. Integration with Rails

This chapter explains how Rake is used by Rails. This is a framework that is used by a major bulk of Ruby developers to develop web applications.

You may ask why we are going to explain the Rails framework here. Well, this is a reasonable question. Firstly, because it will clarify one of Rake's primary activities—deploying a system to production; secondly, because of its popularity; and finally, because you don't need to have any special knowledge to understand the ideas that will be given further.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Introducing Rake's integration with Rails

  • Custom rake tasks in a Rails project

  • Recurrent running of tasks