At the Forge - Ruby on Rails

Explore a Web development framework that comes with its own Web server, magically keeps track of details for you and integrates new code without restarting.

Ruby on Rails is, without a doubt, one of the most talked-about Web technologies to emerge in the past few years. This month, we saw how straightforward it is to create a new Rails application, to create a controller and a view and to integrate them using a combination of naming conventions and relatively standard template syntax. However, we did not discuss views, particularly those associated with a relational database. Next month, we will do exactly that, connecting Rails to the PostgreSQL database. I believe doing so will begin to show why people are so excited about Rails and why it might be a good tool for many Web developers to learn.

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Minor adjustment to URL

goblin's picture


This URL didn't work in my case:
- it just produced an error:

Routing Error
Recognition failed for "/MyBlog/hello_world"

Instead, I had to use:
- which produced the desired result.


Standort-Marketing-Tool on ruby?

Standort Marketing's picture

We thought about running our new standort-informations-system on ruby, so i came to this site... Big thanks for the information!

Ruby on Rails

John's picture

Thanks for a great introduction to Ruby on Rails. This was perfect to wet my appetite and help me with my ruby and rails installation! I am going on to read the follow-on articles!

Ruby explained in a funny video

Webdesign Hamburg's picture

This is a very nice movie, where you can see them installing a weblog runned ruby in 15 minutes. its fun!