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Error Connecting to MySQL using Ruby on Rails in Linux – and its Solution

By • Apr 3rd, 2009

I am currently working on a new Rails project. Its been a while since I worked with rails – so I updated Rails using the command ‘sudo gem update --system‘. I started the inbuilt server and tried to open a page – and to my surprise, I found that Rails is having trouble connecting to the MySQL server. It was apparent that the mysql gem was missing. So I tried to install it using the command ‘sudo gem install mysql‘. That failed too – this is the error I got…



Installing the acts_as_taggable Rails Plugin

By • Dec 20th, 2007

You don’t have to write a lot of code to get tagging support in your Ruby on Rails application – you just have to install a plugin. This is how you install the ‘acts_as_taggable’ plugin… First go to the Ruby on Rails application folder and open a terminal at that location. Now run this commad… […]



Creating PDF in Ruby on Rails – PDF::Writer

By • Nov 12th, 2007

PDF::Writer is my choice for creating PDF files in Ruby on Rails. Its simple, easy to use, and has all the features I am looking for.