Re: [ruby-93] Rails on Windows

From: James M.
Sent on: Saturday, June 15, 2013 7:52 PM
I would recommend considering you production server platform.  Most production apps are hosted on Linux.  

Once you know the platform then consider using Vagrant.  This is a VM thAt will alleviate the differences between dev and production.  

Jim

On Jun 15, 2013, at 5:04 PM, Chris Mar <[address removed]> wrote:

> Ryan,
> 
>  Installing Rails on Windows has become very easy with the Rails
> Installer project http://railsinsta...­
> 
>  RubyMine would be valuable if your used to working in an IDE. It has
> source completion which may help
> you with the learning curve.
> 
> - Chris
> 
> 
> On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 4:40 PM, Ryan Day <[address removed]> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> 
>> I am fairly new to Rails, but I have found a Rails based project that
>> would suite a contract of mine almost perfectly. The RailsApps Project's
>> "Installing Rails" guide says that development with Rails on Windows
>> "can be painful". The in-house dev team on this contact is primarily
>> Windows based. Our production/staging servers would be Linux, but most
>> development would be done on Windows systems.
>> 
>> Is Rails actually hard to work with under Windows? Would buying RubyMine
>> for everyone get around typical problems? I'm worried about having too
>> steep of a learning curve by using Rails on this project.
>> 
>> Thanks for any advice!
>> 
>> 
>> Ryan
>> 
>> 
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