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Blog Archive for bleonard during April 2007

Here we enhance our Ruby web log so that readers can add comments. In the process we will learn how to deal with model relationships in Rails, as a single post can have zero or more comments. Setting Things Up I'm going to begin from where I left off in my previous post: Rails and Database Migrations. Alternatively, you can start from BlogDemo.zip, which is the completed project from that post...
After my first Ruby blog entry, David Rupp commented that I should do certain things the more conventional way, like using database migrations rather then SQL scripts. So here's a reprise of that entry, doing just that plus a couple of other minor improvements. Setting Things Up This time around I'm going to use Instant Rails. All of the instructions for setting up Instant Rails and NetBeans...