I really, really liked rails 3. So much, I tried really hard to use it in another project… and failed.
Well, among other things, most people use Microsoft Windows out there. And they find extremely difficult unix-style installations. For me, it’s natural the solution of installing libssl-dev and rebuilding ruby when “gem install” fails because an error ocurrs in net/https. But normal people don’t.
So, if you are running Windows this howto is for you.
Although I have no news about the perfect web application technology quest, I have been experimenting with a lot of frameworks (like Google Web Toolkit and Cappuccino) during the last 6 months… just didn’t got the time to post about my findings or even start the sample application.
Last week I started a REAL project using Ruby on Rails 3. The first two hours was quite exciting, but after a while I realized that all examples/docs/podcasts/guides were made with the 2.x versions in mind. Everything requires several adjustments for the new 3.0 rails version.
So, I’m beginning to document step-by-step instructions on how to start programming in the shiny new rails 3. Continue reading ‘How to start programming in rails 3′