RailsInstaller 3.4.0 For Windows Released

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

data-migration

One of the easiest ways to install Rails on Windows is by using RailsInstaller. It contains everything you need to create a new Rails application. You do not have to install the individual components separately.

The latest RailsInstaller is 3.4.0. Make sure you are using this version as it has fixed a few issues from previous releases.

It includes the following:

Ruby 2.3.3 Rubygems Rails 5.1.3 Sqlite Postgresql Git

When you click the installer, it will ask you where to install it. The default C:\RailsInstaller is a good place.

railsinstaller_exe

When it’s done, it will open a cmd.exe window and ask you to set up your git credentials. Enter your name and email. Even if you don’t intend to use git yet, it’s a good idea to configure this for future use.

railsinstaller_name

railsinstaller_ssh_keys

RailsInstaller also creates C:\Sites where you can put your Rails application. A sample todo application is included. To run the app, type

cd C:\Sites\todo
bundle install
rake db:migrate
rails server

If you want to install the latest rails version, type

gem install rails

To create a new rails application, type

cd C:\Sites\
rails new myapp

This will create the myapp directory on C:\Sites and install all the gems that Rails needs.

To start your application, type

cd myapp
rails server

Now go to http://localhost:3000 and check out your first Rails application!

Want more posts like this?

What you should do now:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

Easy Application Deployment to AWS

Focus on development, not on managing infrastructure

Deploying, running and managing your Ruby on Rails app is taking away precious resources? Engine Yard takes the operational overhead out of the equation, so you can keep innovating.

  • Fully-managed Ruby DevOps
  • Easy to use, Git Push deployment
  • Auto scaling, boost performance
  • Private, fully-configured Kubernetes cluster
  • Linear pricing that scales, no surprises
  • Decades of Ruby and AWS experience

14 day trial. No credit card required.