Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Web server, part of Ruby on Rails 3 Essential Training.
Now that we have all of the backend pieces installed, we have Ruby, RubyGems,…Rails and MySQL, we need to make sure we have a web server.…Now of course, we need to have a web server when we are in production.…We put application on the web.…Usually we will type a URL into that browser which will contact our web server,…which will then talk to our Rails application to decide what response or web page…as you return to the user.…Well, the exact same setup is what we will use for development as well.…We'll have a browser talking to a web server, talking our Rails application.…So the question is which web server do we use for our development environment.…
Let's look for some other possible choices.…There is Apache, either version 1 or 2, and there is a lot to recommend Apache.…It's the most popular web server.…There is also a piece of software for Apache called Passenger or sometimes…called mod_rails instead.…That's an Apache module that lets Apache and Rail communicate.…That's a great and very popular combination.…
- 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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