Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Command Prompt, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
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…As developers, we're going to need to work with the command line, the…part of Windows that's behind the…graphical user interface that you usually use.…You may also know this as DOS.…To do that, we're going to need to…use a command line application called Command Prompt.…In order to make these instructions compatible for all versions of Windows.…For Windows 8, I will be using a tool to…restore the start menu that existed in previous versions of Windows.…There are several programs that will do this for you.…I will be using a free one called Start Menu 8.…It is a popular way to get that familiar Windows interface back.…
If you're using Windows 8, I encourage you to use it too.…The way that you can locate Command Prompt is from your Windows Start menu.…You can click on All Programs.…And then inside the Accessories folder, you'll see Command Prompt.…It's including with Windows.…It's right there ready for me to use.…It also pops up now in my frequently used items,…so I can get to it easier in the future.…So we're now looking at the contents of our hard drive just the same…
- 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 Beginner
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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