In the Aftermath of Lamp Light
Last week was big. The ONLamp tutorial launched up the charts along with a smattering of other Ruby links. And have you noticed that Ruby is now hanging solid with Java and Python among the top twenty overall tags?
Want to see how Ruby ranks overall? Run:
A few highlights from the avalanche of discussion that has followed the ONLamp/Rolling tutorial:
- Really Getting Started with Rails, a newb’s point of view on the tutorial. If you found any syntax confusing and don’t want to read an entire Ruby book to get a picture of what’s going on, then this is for you, newb.
- Another recommendation I’ve seen around is to use the scaffold generator script rather than the
scaffold :recipemethod. This way you have some stub classes in the right places, which gives you a head start on fleshing out your administration tool.
$ ruby scripts/generate scaffold Recipe