Chapter 3. Developing a real Rails application

This chapter covers

  • Using a Git client and GitHub for Version control
  • Setting up and configuring a Rails application
  • Writing our first application feature
  • Creating a Project model
  • Creating an interface for saving new projects

This chapter will get you started on building a Ruby on Rails application from scratch using the techniques covered in the previous chapter, plus a couple of new ones. With the techniques you learned in chapter 2, you can write features describing the behavior of the specific actions in your application and then implement the code you need to get the features passing.

For the remainder of the book, this application will be the main focus. We’ll guide you through it ...

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