Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Web servers available for Windows, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
Now that we have all of the back end pieces installed.…We have ruby, ruby gems, rails and mysql, we…need to make sure that we have a web server.…Of course we needed to have a web server in production.…When we put our application out on the web users…will type a url into their browser, which will contact out…webserver, which will talk to our rails application to determine…what response or web page it should return to the user.…Well, that same set up will be true in development as well.…We'll have a browser talking to a web server talking to our rails app.…So the question is which server to choose for our development environment?…Let's look at the choices.…
There's Apache, either version one or two.…There's a lot to recommend Apache.…It is the most popular web server.…And there's also a piece of software for Apache.…Called Passenger or sometimes referred to as mod rails.…That's an Apache module [INAUDIBLE] that's Apache in rails communicate.…And that's a great and very popular combination.…Most rails websites out in production are using that combination.…
- 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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