This book is a practical, hands-on guide to implementing and deploying apps on the AppFog platform. Implementing AppFog is for developers who want to be able to upload applications to the cloud, and for implementation specialists, who implement and deploy apps on the AppFog platform. It is best to have Ruby installed, but we will walk you through the installation process if you do t already have it. It would be ideal to have some kwledge of cloud computing and kw about the basics of database and network deployment.
Matthew Nohr is a software developer with over ten years of experience in creating large scale applications. He has worked on a range of projects from enterprise Java desktop applications to commercial Java server-based products to cloud-based Groovy/Grails services. Matthew is a certifi ed Scrum Master and has a Masters degree in Software Engineering. Isaac Rabinovitch is a freelance technical writer in Portland, Oregon. He's worked with computers since the days they fi lled whole rooms and had hundreds of blinking lights. He's written documentation for programmers, system administrators, data center personnel, and ordinary people. His former employees include Sun, SGI, Borland, and Zilog. He's the co-author of the Java Tutorial, 4th edition. Read more about him at picknit.com.