Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Web server, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
…Now that we have all of the back end pieces installed.…We have Ruby, Ruby Jems, Rails and MySQL.…Now we need to have a web server.…Now, of course we need a web server when we're in production, right?…When we put this out there on the internet…for people to access, they're going to come with their browser.…They're going to type in a URL, and it's going to connect to our web server.…To return a request to them.…And that web server will then in turn talk to…our Rails application to figure out what it ought to return.…Well the same thing is to be true in development.…We're going to follow the exact same process, we're going to have…our browser connecting to a web server, talking our Rails application.…
So the question is, which server do we choose for our development environment?…Let's look at the main choices.…There's Apache, either version one or two.…There's a lot to recommend Apache.…It's the most popular, web server out there.…Secondly, it ships with, Mac OS X.…So you already have it installed.…In fact, if you go to System Preferences >…
- 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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