DevX publishes positive tutorial on NetBeans for Rails development
By chhandomay on Feb 21, 2008
|Mark Watson, a Ruby and Java developer who frequently blogs on NetBeans, writes a comprehensive tutorial on how to use NetBeans to build medium-scale Rails applications.|
In the introduction, he states how his "preferred Rails development IDE" is NetBeans 6.0.
The first section of the article details how to set up NetBeans 6.0 for Ruby and rails development. Specifically, he guides readers through how to change the Ruby setting from JRuby to another Ruby system. He then explains how to use the Rails Generator in NetBeans to make development "as convenient as possible." He wraps us his section on NetBeans with a number of specific tips on how developers new to NetBeans can shorten their learning curve.
The remainder of the article focuses on deployment of a Rails application on a Linux server.