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Rails, Angular, Postgres, and Bootstrap, 2nd Edition by David B. Copeland

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Chapter 1Set Up the Environment

Before you get into learning Postgres, Angular, and Bootstrap, there’s a bit of setup to do first. Setup is never fun, and it’s often difficult to figure out by just looking at documentation, especially when the tools aren’t designed together. This isn’t to say that Postgres, Angular, and Bootstrap aren’t great tools that can work with Rails, but given what you’re accustomed to with Rails, setting up these tools may be more work than you’re used to.

Setup can also be distracting when trying to learn something new, despite being crucially important, since you have to be able to actually use the new tools you’re learning. This is what you’ll do in this chapter. By the end, you’ll have a shell of the Rails application ...

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