What is Rails?
Rails is a web application development framework written in the Ruby language. It is designed to make programming web applications easier by making assumptions about what every developer needs to get started. It allows you to write less code while accomplishing more than many other languages and frameworks.
The Rails philosophy includes two major guiding principles:
This box installs Ruby on Rails and checks out a bootstrap Rails project to help you get started.
An instance executing this box will use bash scripting and Chef Solo to download, install and configure Rails. Box events handle the Rails quickstart lifecycle on the instance as follows:
The box supports deploying to these linux distributions:
For more information, see Ruby on Rails documentation at http://rubyonrails.org/documentation/.
Rails is released under the MIT license.
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