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Old Apr 5, 2008, 01:26 AM   #1
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Ruby on Rails

Hi,
Ive been reading up on Ruby and now i want to learn Ruby on Rails. Any suggestions on how i should get started with it? Which books to refer to? Any specific installations i need to make inorder to work with it?
Thanks.
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Old Apr 5, 2008, 08:23 AM   #2
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I think the recommended book is Agile Web Development with Rails, which is now in its 2nd edition.
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Old Apr 5, 2008, 08:25 AM   #3
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+1. Agile Web Development with Rails is great. I use(d) it and really love it.
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Old Apr 6, 2008, 08:44 AM   #4
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I agree that book was really good. However it was written for Rails 1.x, not 2.x. So a number of things have changed. I would recommend it but be aware that not everything works the same.
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Old Apr 6, 2008, 10:42 AM   #5
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Apple has a couple articles on RoR:
http://developer.apple.com/tools/dev...lsleopard.html
http://developer.apple.com/tools/rubyonrails.html
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