Category: Ruby

Hobo 1.3 for Rails 3 now in Beta

Check out the “hobodev” google group for more information, and for instructions…

Two Hobo eBooks now available at

Tom Locke has created this page for book access: “Rapid Rails with Hobo” “Hobo at Work” We are currently looking for a publisher for enhanced print versions. -Owen

Latest draft of “Rapid Rails with Hobo” book

New versions as of Feb 7,2010: Please find the PDF: Rapid_Rails_with_Hobo-2010.02.07 And the Word DOCX: Rapid_Rails_with_Hobo-2010.02.07

Uploaded latest version of “Hobo Under the Hood”

TOC enhancement and page renumbering fixes: Hobo_Under_The_Hood_Beta_Version_0.9.6 This book is continues where “Rapid Rails with Hobo” left off…

Updated PDF for “Rapid Rails with Hobo”

Minor edits for the installation section: rapid_rails_with_hobo_beta_version_0.9.9.1

Uploaded draft of “Hobo Under the Hood”

These was previously the last 200 pages of “Rapid Rails with Hobo”. As the latter was topping 500 pages, I reorganized and refactored them into two books that can be used as “companion” texts. […]

Uploaded trimmed versions of the “Rapid Rails with Hobo” book

We decided to take the last 200+ pages out (Hobo Under the Hood) and make it a separate document. The new Rapid Rails with Hobo is leaner… PDF: Beta Version rapid_rails_with_hobo_beta_version_0.9.8.8 DOCX: Beta […]

Revisting the original goals of our book “Rapid Rails with Hobo”

“Create a full set of rock-solid instructions and tutorials so that even a novice developer can create, revise, and deploy non-trivial data-rich Web 2.0 applications. The user must have fun while learning, and develop […]

Another Revision of “Rapid Rails with Hobo”

Only minor formatting and edits… Rapid_Rails_with_Hobo_Beta_Version_0.9.5.2

Revised Installation Instructions for “Rapid Rails for Hobo”

There is now a Ruby 1.9.1 Windows installer available (RC1).  Revised the instructions to start from Ruby 1.9.1 and use the Hobo 1.0 release candidate 2 (0.9.103). Things are looking good! Rapid_Rails_with_Hobo_Beta_Version_0.9.20 PDF Version: […]