Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Accessing a project, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
…In this movie, we're going to learn how to access a project in Rails.…Accessing a project is a two-step process.…First, we need to start up the web server.…In development, we probably don't already have…a web server running, looking for files.…What we're going to do is go to the root of our Rails…application and then use the rails command to start it, so: rails server.…Very similar to what we did with Rails new when we want to…create a project before, but now we're telling Rails to start up the server.…You can also use the short cut, which is: Rails s.…
This will then launch the default web server.…Which unless you've configured it to something else,…will be WEBrick, because that's what's built into Rails.…Once we've got that web server running, it'll be sitting there listening.…For requests to come in, so that it can serve back pages from our project.…So the next step, is to visit the site in a browser.…We want to do that via a special URL.…That URL is going to say, go to our local computer, which…is called local host, and send a request to Port 3000.…
- Why use Ruby on Rails?
- Installing Ruby on Rails on Mac and Windows
- Rendering templates and redirecting requests
- Generating and running database migrations
- Creating, updating, and deleting records
- Understanding association types
- Using layouts, partials, and view helpers
- Incorporating assets using asset pipeline
- Validating form data
- Authenticating users and managing user access
- Architecting RESTful applications
- Debugging and error handing
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Is Ruby on Rails?
2. Installing Ruby on Rails on a Mac
3. Installing Ruby on Rails on a Windows Machine
4. Getting Started
5. Controllers, Views, and Dynamic Content
6. Databases and Migrations
7. Models, ActiveRecord, and ActiveRelation
9. Controllers and CRUD
10. Layouts, Partials, and View Helpers
13. Data Validation
14. User Authentication
15. Improving the Simple CMS
16. REST and RESTful Routes
17. Debugging and Error Handling
18. Introducing More Advanced Topics
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