Rails on Windows
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: June 2009

It's no secret that the entire Ruby onRails core team uses OS X as their preferreddevelopment environment. Becauseof this, it is very easy to findauthoritative information on the webabout using Rails on OS X. But the truthis that Windows developers using Railsprobably outnumber those using otherplatforms. A Windows development environmentcan be just as productive asany other platform.

This is a guide to developing with Rubyon Rails under Windows. It won't teachyou how to write Ruby on Rails web applications,but it will show you what toolsto use and how to set them up to createa complete Rails development environment.

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Hello - I tend to like the 'Shortcuts' series, except for this one. Every single code example given in the shortcut was wrong. It was evident that no one proof-read the document and actually tried the examples before publishing. If you want to be frustrated and do some editing of your own, then buy it...

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