Archive for the ‘ruby on rails’ Category

Best simple tool to make a website with a database?

Friday, January 6th, 2012

I've been researching for quite a while, and I'm trying to see if there's a simple tool to make a web app backed by a basic database. I've looked into Ruby on Rails (and Django) quite a bit, and while they'll obviously do the job, I was hoping to find ...

ruby on rails, or django or else?

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

I have a php video sharing site, i want to rewrite it, i have used phpmotion to make the demo, but phpmotion or any ready made script sucks in the real world applications. phpmotion is written using the TBS framework which also sucks! so I'm re-writing my app using django, I ...

Is Ruby on Rails really that good?

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Is it just hype? Will Ruby on Rails break through as a major player in Web 2.0 (and I assume Web 3.0, whatever that is)? Basically, is it worth learning? How does it rank with Python & Django? I ask because I am on the fence as to which to ...

Is there an easy way for a programmer to learn other languages?

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

After you know the essentials of programming, it is useless to trudge through textbooks that teach you what loops are, why syntax is important, and how to arrange data fields. Is there anything like a dictionary for languages that just tell key words, special functions, methods, and oddities of a language? For ...

i want to know in short if bash perl python and php will help me in webdevelopment?

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

i want to know in short if bash perl python and php will help me in webdevelopment later or is just not for webdevelopers and i should concentrate on other ones like php asp.net ruby on rails etc? i know bash is command line scripting for linux.. but is t of ...

Where are free online tutorials for Ruby on Rails?

Monday, October 24th, 2011

My partner and I have an idea, but we have to learn about Ruby on Rails, which is the language behind Twitter.

PHP, Ruby on Rails, Java?

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Withing the following set: Unix/Linux / Apache SQL PHP HTML CSS JavaScript (Ajax, jQuery) Is the PHP best option for the programming language. I mean, I need to know it but it seems somehow old / getting obsolete etc? I am thinking about learning C in addition to that. But what about other languages like Java etc? Thanks ...

Ruby vs Ruby on Rails programming languages?

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Hello, I am learning Ruby and I heard that Ruby on Rails is a bit different. I have no idea what the differences are so could someone please explain? Should I learn both or is one of them good enough?

Ruby on Rails or PHP?

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

I have experience with both Ruby on Rails and PHP, but I'm rusty with both. I may be looking for a new contracting job soon, and I would like to know which technology is more in demand, so I can focus my brushing-up.

How to install Ruby on OS X 10.6.7?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

I'm in a position to where if I learn Ruby, I have an internship working a for tech company. I have experience in c#, objective-c, html, css, php and a lot of web development. However, they want people who can create websites in Ruby. How the hell do I get ...

What language should I learn next?

Monday, July 4th, 2011

I've used Lynda.com to learn both html and css. Now that have most of those two covered I am wondering what I should learn next. I don't know where to start. I'm thinking jquery, php, or ruby on rails would be a good next step, but I don't know which ...

Popular web development languages question?

Friday, June 17th, 2011

I am writing a blog article for aspiring web developers about which web development languages they can learn and why they would want to learn it. Any input would be very appreciated, and I can site you as a source and/or link to your website if requested. My questions: After learning html/css ...

Any free web host that have these features?

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Webspace: 5Gb or Higher Bandwidth: 10Gb or Higher With: -PHP 5 -MySQL (or any database) -CGI (optional) -SSI (optional) -Ruby On Rails (optional) -FTP ...

Web Development ( Best scripting languages to learn)?

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

I am going to be attending a University course in web design next year, but I wish to specialse in the coding/scripting part of the trade. I'm going to spend the summer self teaching some scripting languages, is ruby on rails a good place to start? Also, if you are ...

Can somebody please explain to me in layman's term what rubygems are?

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Are gems the library for the controllers and models? I am very confused, just started learning ruby on rails so please help before I loose my mind :( @Moody, woooot... that is not laymans term at all....

wat is ruby on rails?

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011



What programming language is better and more easy to use?

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Ruby on Rails, Python? Or something else? RoR is indeed a framework. What I am looking for is what is the best way to built websites like Facebook, Twitter, Groupon. Huge sites, with lots of data and millions of users.

Is it best to learn Ruby or Ruby on Rails first?

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

I am an expert PHP Developer and want to learn Ruby on Rails, but should I know Ruby first?

What is the best programming language to learn for a beginner who doesn't know squad in programming?

Friday, February 18th, 2011

I got tell you I'm confused right now about choosing the best programming language for me.I have done some research on line and I have received different opinions.Some suggest VB(Visual Basic) or as best language to learn for a beginner while other think that is like put 5 years ...

I am in a ruby on rails environment on a windows machine. I have an app that connects to an sql database.?

Monday, February 7th, 2011

I want to have a method in my controllers defined that returns the count of records in a users database. Is this the correct syntax? What am I doing wrong. I seem to get an error. def users @users = User.find(:all) sql = ActiveRecord::Base.connection(); sql.execute "SET autocommit=0"; sql.begin_db_transaction id, value =sql.execute("SELECT ...