Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Installing Rails on Windows (step-by-step tutorial)

I just found this superb 10 min tutorial on Installing Ruby on Gates.
In order to have a fully working development environment, you can use your PC. You will need to install:

  1. Ruby - the language
  2. Ruby Gems - the plug-in manager for Ruby
  3. Scite or FreeRIDE - IDE for Ruby
  4. or RADRAILS from Aptana - IDE for Rails
  5. MySQL - the database
  6. MySQL query builder / MySQL admin tools - GUI to create databases, add users and create tables
  7. Rails Framework
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