On Mon, 7 May 2007 04:23:22 +0900, Phillip Gawlowski
<cmdjackryan / googlemail.com> wrote:

>Enrique Comba Riepenhausen wrote:
>> Hi Geoff,
>> 
>> when developing your Rails application you don't need any web server 
>> (until it comes to the deployment on your hosting server ;) ).
>> 
>> Rails comes with an in-build web server (WEBrick) that you can start 
>> with "script/server" from your Rails app root directory. But you'll 
>> still need MySQL though ;)
>
>Actually, *Ruby* comes with WEBrick.
>
>To test deployment, you can use Apache (dunno how easy it is to set that 
>up with Windows OSes and mod_ruby, I had no luck, but didn't try very 
>hard), or a UNIX/Linux VM (there are free virtualization tools, like 
>VMware Server, Innotek's VirtuaBox, MS Virtual PC, the open source 
>version of Virtuozzo).

Thanks for the info Phillip.

Cheers

Geoff