July 23, 2009

Don't Repeat Yourself. Use Rails Templates

Article Source Linux Magazine
July 23, 2009, 9:57 pm

Few things are as exhilarating as typing rails project. With that one teeny command, you can launch an Internet startup. Well. Almost. Of course, you’ll need to write some code, push some pixels around, and power on a server or two. But that’s nothing too extraordinary. Go ahead and call Lamborghini of San Francisco now.

Oh, wait. Hold on. Before you can spend your newfound millions, you must first configure your Rails project: install plug-ins, download (and perhaps unpack and freeze) gems, craft routes, add initializers, run generators, install your favorite library of rake tasks, and set options in each environment file. Sorry, the Gallardo must wait. For a while...

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