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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…

Hello Script for Ruby

By • May 1st, 2008

Hello Script is a file that contains the most commonly used elements of a programming language so that it can be used as a cheatsheet when working with that language. This Hello Script for Ruby is the sixth post in this series. I have some experience with Ruby. I will not call myself an expert […]

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.