Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Web server, part of Ruby on Rails 3 Essential Training.
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Now that we have all the backend pieces installed,…we have Ruby, RubyGems, Rails, and MySQL,…nNow we need to have a web server.…Now, of course we need a web server when we are in production.…When we put this out there on the Internet for people access, they are going to…come with their browser, they are going to type in URL and it's going to connect…to our web server to return a request to them.…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 are going to follow exact same process.…We are going to have a browser connecting to a web server talking to our Rails application.…
So, the question is, which server do we choose for our development environment?…Let's look at the main choices.…There is Apache, either version 1 or 2. There is 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, pick Sharing and then turn on Web…
- Understanding MVC (Model View Controller ) architecture
- Routing browser requests through the framework
- Responding to requests with dynamic content
- Defining associations and database relationships
- Creating, reading, updating and deleting records
- Working with forms
- Validating form data
- Reviewing built-in security features
- Authenticating users and managing user access
- Debugging and error handling
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
12. Data Validation
13. User Authentication
14. Improving the Simple CMS
15. Debugging and Error Handling
16. Introducing More Advanced Topics
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