13 June 2012

Installing Ruby on Windows

Step 1 :

Download Ruby from http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/.

Versions Available :
  • Ruby 1.8.6
  • Ruby 1.8.7
  • Ruby 1.9.1
  • Ruby 1.9.2
  • Ruby 1.9.3 *Recommended
Run the installer to install Ruby like any other windows application.
After install verify the installation by opening the command prompt
( Win Key + R : Type CMD : Press Enter )
  • ruby -v
This should display the Ruby version which has been installed

Step 2

Extract the Devkit in a directory.
Open command prompt and navigate to the the directory where you extracted Devkit.
  • ruby dk.rb init
  • ruby dk.rb install
    Now Devkit is configured on your system.

Step 3

Download Mysql/any other DB installer and install it on the machine to be used as a database for your Rails application


  1. Open source technology has always been the first choice for web service providers as well as clients. Ruby on Rails framework is one such tool which has given high productivity with least development time and gained much popularity.

  2. yeah so ? r u using my blog for some kinda testing :/


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