Learn to start up a local webserver and then access your Ruby on Rails project via a web browser.
- [Instructor] Now that we've seen how to…create a new Ruby on Rails project,…and we configured it to use a database,…now we can learn how we access a project in a browser.…The first step to doing that is…that we need to start up a web server.…A web server is what's going to receive requests…from a browser and pass them off to our Rails application.…When we launch our code in production…for the whole world to use,…we're going to want to use a robust web server,…something that can handle hundreds of requests at a time…and has lots of features that we can use.…But, for development we don't need all of that.…
We can use a very simple light-weight web server…that's very fast,…and that's what we're going to be using here.…By default, Rails 5 is going to want us to use…the Puma web server, so we don't need to do anything.…That's already built-in; it's going to load up Puma for us.…The way that we start the default web server,…is that we navigate to the root of our Rails project,…and then we type rails space server,…
- Creating and configuring a new Ruby on Rails project
- Generating controllers and views
- Handling server requests
- Using different types of routes
- Rendering and viewing templates
- Generating migrations and models
- Creating, updating, and deleting records
- Finding records with queries
- Understanding relationship types
- Writing controllers for CRUD
- Working with layouts and helpers
- Managing application assets
- Building forms
- Validating data
- Authenticating users
Skill Level Beginner
1. What Is Ruby on Rails?
2. Get Started
3. Controllers, Views, and Dynamic Content
4. Databases and Migrations
5. Models and ActiveRecord
7. CRUD, REST, and Resourceful Routes
8. Controllers and CRUD
9. Layouts, Partials, and View Helpers
12. Data Validation
13. Controller Features
14. User Authentication
15. Improve the Simple CMS
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