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Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional by Peter Cooper

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Chapter 10. Deploying Ruby Applications and Libraries

In this chapter, we're going to look at how to deploy and distribute the programs you create with Ruby.

Developing Ruby applications is so simple that you'll soon want to release them to the world. As covered in Chapter 5, Ruby has a proud history of community and sharing, and nearly every Ruby developer will release code or completed applications at some point. Indeed, as Ruby is an interpreted language, the source code has to be distributed whenever you deploy your Ruby applications. If this isn't desired, there are some workarounds, and we'll look at those in this chapter, too.

In essence, this chapter will walk you through the considerations and processes of deploying Ruby applications, libraries, ...

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