Telling the difference between Ruby and Rails and how they work together. Useful for new programmers.
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Whos Ruby and Whats Rails Allison Sheren twitter: @allie_p
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Built off of Ruby (the original), there are expansion packs (Rails). Rails is an open source web application framework built on Ruby.
The basics: Ruby uses IRB, Gems, and is an objectoriented programming language Like resource cards, dice, resource map pieces, houses, cities, and roads.
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Breaking it down - Gems are: a packaged library or application. Rails is a gem that you use with Ruby. Who has a favorite gem? Bootstrap l l ky ss Sunspot e afo S J und ati Compass quiet asseton s nsack Ra - IRB is: interactive ruby. Lets you try out things using the command line
The New Stuff! - follows rules like MVC and DRY - uses Rails console - can query a database - uses things like rails generate (outputs generic code) or a scaffold Includes special things like ships, extra water, Star Trek related pieces, etc.