Archive for January 2005

Really Getting Started in Rails

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Helpers are a way to create additional classes to ‘help out’ with Controller classes, leaving your code uncluttered (and, of course, much more re-usable). More on these later.

Webricks vs Apache

Webricks is the name of Ruby on Rails’ built-in web server, which is sometimes also referred to as script/server because that’s how you run it. It has its advantages and disadvantages over configuring Apache to run with Ruby support.

Rails Bloggin’

Hi there. My name is Amy, and I’m a Jill of Many Trades living and working out of Baltimore City, Maryland, USA. I enjoy candlelit dinners, expensive chocolates, and long walks on the piers of Baltimore (when the Chesapeak isn’t going through one of its ‘fragrant’ days, anyway). One of the things I do for […]

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