Sunday, June 17, 2007

Getting Up to Speed with RaidRails, Ruby on Rails

This how-to assumes you have a basic understanding of Ruby and Rails.


Windows XP (I have tested the following in a Windows XP Pro SP2 environment)

Install - Apache & MySQL

Instant Rails:


1) Configure Rails and Rake path
Navigate to the Instant Rails directory.
Select the rails binary and rake.bat as shown below

2) Setup the Ruby Interpreter
Select ruby.exe located in the \bin\ dir

3) Start the MySQL server

4) Create a New Project - RadRails

5) Enter a Project Name

6) Hello World!


Ruby on Rails framework:

Ruby forge:

Ruby Help and Docs:


IBM Fast-track your Web apps with Ruby on Rails:

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