ruby on rails soup to nuts

Ruby on Rails Soup to Nuts

This is the first in a set of screencasts on ruby on rails. The purpose of these screencasts is to teach you ruby on rails from the ground up using an ubuntu dev environment.

Here is the first one:

Notes for Session 1: Setup an ubuntu machine with the basic software

  1. Download and install Ubuntu 10.10
  2. Install Ruby and Rails via Rails Ready
  3. Setup gvim (which will be our primary editor)
  4. Importance of the terminal
  5. Install rvm using railsready
    command: wget --no-check-certificate && bash
  6. Configure rvm and install ruby
#replace the following which is usually found on line 6 of ~/.bashrc
[ -z "$PS1" ] && return
# with
if [[ ! -z "$PS1" ]] ; then
# also put the following line at the end of the file
[[ -s $HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm ]] && source $HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm
  1. Install rails: gem install rails

Next screencast:

How to build a simple rails application Things that will make it easy for you to follow the next session: html, http, basics of ruby programming, basics of css

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