On 5/6/07, Enrique Comba Riepenhausen <ecomba / mac.com> 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 ;)

To get started, you might want to try an embedded SQLite3 database. No
need to run a db server.

--max

>
> Cheers and best regards,
>
> Enrique Comba Riepenhausen
>
> On 6 May 2007, at 11:20, Geoff Cox wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am considering trying out Ruby but have following question.
> >
> > At the moment I have a web site which uses PHP and MySQL. The hosting
> > server is a Unix server and may well be running Apache but at the
> > moment I do not know for sure.
> >
> > Do I have to develop code on my own PC using Apache?
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Geoff
> >
>
>
>