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Starting with Rails

Typically when you create a new application with Ruby on Rails you will use the rails command from the command line. Here is a sample application called helloworld.zip (file size: 5.7K) which contains the generated files from the folowing command

rails helloworld

ths file listing below is what you will typically see from within the application directory ...

.
|-- README
|-- Rakefile
|-- app
|   |-- controllers
|   |   `-- application.rb
|   |-- helpers
|   |   `-- application_helper.rb
|   |-- models
|   `-- views
|       `-- layouts
|-- components
|-- config
|   |-- boot.rb
|   |-- database.yml
|   |-- environment.rb
|   |-- environments
|   |   |-- development.rb
|   |   |-- production.rb
|   |   `-- test.rb
|   `-- routes.rb
|-- db
|-- doc
|   `-- README_FOR_APP
|-- lib
|   `-- tasks
|-- log
|   |-- development.log
|   |-- production.log
|   |-- server.log
|   `-- test.log
|-- public
|   |-- 404.html
|   |-- 500.html
|   |-- dispatch.cgi
|   |-- dispatch.fcgi
|   |-- dispatch.rb
|   |-- favicon.ico
|   |-- images
|   |   `-- rails.png
|   |-- index.html
|   |-- javascripts
|   |   |-- application.js
|   |   |-- controls.js
|   |   |-- dragdrop.js
|   |   |-- effects.js
|   |   `-- prototype.js
|   |-- robots.txt
|   `-- stylesheets
|-- script
|   |-- about
|   |-- breakpointer
|   |-- console
|   |-- destroy
|   |-- generate
|   |-- performance
|   |   |-- benchmarker
|   |   `-- profiler
|   |-- plugin
|   |-- process
|   |   |-- inspector
|   |   |-- reaper
|   |   `-- spawner
|   |-- runner
|   `-- server
|-- test
|   |-- fixtures
|   |-- functional
|   |-- integration
|   |-- mocks
|   |   |-- development
|   |   `-- test
|   |-- test_helper.rb
|   `-- unit
|-- tmp
|   |-- cache
|   |-- pids
|   |-- sessions
|   `-- sockets
`-- vendor
    `-- plugins

36 directories, 44 files
				
when what where

Current ideas

26-Aug-07 Illustrate the directory structure including files, for the basic helloworld.zip