On 11/3/05, Sean Bowman <sbowman / localmatters.com> wrote:
> I think most of the Rails tutorials online are out-of-date with the
> latest releases (13.1, 14.2).  I'd recommend the Agile Development
> with Rails book.  While not completely up with the latest releases
> either, it's a great book and almost everything works.  By the time
> you get to the examples that don't work properly, you'll know enough
> about the API to figure things out properly for yourself.
>
> One of the biggest problems with Rails right now is the
> documentation.  When you're learning this beast, don't always trust
> the RDocs, books, or tutorials.  Development is moving so fast with
> Rails that the documentation rarely keeps up.
>
> That said, don't give up.  Once you get into the Rails and Ruby
> mindset it's a beautiful environment.  Definitely worth the learning
> curve.
>
>
> On Nov 2, 2005, at 11:39 PM, James Britt wrote:
>
> > Kev Jackson wrote:
> >> Dale wrote:
> >>> This may not be the group to ask, if not pardon me. I've gone
> >>> through three
> >>> Ruby On Rails tutorials now, none of which works. I don't know
> >>> enough yet
> >>> about the Ruby or Rails to know why they don't work, if I knew I
> >>> wouldn't be
> >>> looking at tutorials. Maybe they used to work but are now broken
> >>> because of
> >>> changes to the build. Does anyone know of a tutorial that works
> >>> with the
> >>> latest build?
> >>>
> >>>
> >> What we need to be able to help you:
> >> - Output from the server console/log
> >> - version number of rails and ruby
> >> - environment (Windows/Linux/Mac OSX)
> >> - database (MySQL, Oracle etc)
> >> - web server
> >> - any error messages
> >> - steps to reproduce
> >> As a data point, I've just recently completed the Agile Web
> >> development with rails - Depot application with the following:
> >> Windows XP SP2
> >> Ruby one-click installer
> >> Rails version 0.14.2 (gem update rails) from Rails 0.13.1
> >> MySQL 4.x
> >
> > This information is perhaps better presented to folks on the Rails
> > list:
> >
> >
> > http://lists.rubyonrails.org/mailman/listinfo/rails
> >
> > James
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What exactly is Ontology Strategy? Sounds like a career I'd like to aspire to.

Nick
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