Okay, now it’s time to get your hands dirty. Let’s spend a few minutes looking at how to install plugins from the Internet into your Rails application. There are two basic ways of installing plugins: with or without Subversion. This section describes both of these methods.
While there are certainly other means, using the
script/plugin command is often the simplest and easiest way to find and install plugins. This script should be run from the root directory of the application you are developing. Before the intricate details, here is an example of
script/plugin in action:
$ cd /Users/james/rails_app ...