Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Terminal and Unix setup, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
…As developers, we're going to need to work with…UNIX, which is the backbone of Mac OS X.…We can't do that from the graphical user…interface that you usually use on your Mac.…Instead we'll need to use a command line application called Terminal.…The Terminal application comes pre-installed on your Mac…and it lives inside the Applications Utilities folder.…The way that you find that is you can either…go to File > New Finder Window and select Applications.…Or you may also have a quick link for Applications down here on your dock.…Once you do that, scroll down to the bottom to find a folder called Utilities.…
Open that up and scroll down until you find the application, Terminal.…I'm also going to drag a copy of that to my…Doc just because we're going to be using the terminal program very often.…So that way I'll have easy access to it.…You can close this window and now I'll launch terminal.…Now, yours probably looks different from mine.…For example, you probably have a white screen.…That's simply because I've gone to Terminal…
- 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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