Writing a Ruby on Rails application without using a database

Some of you may be wondering “why would you want to use Rails without a database?” There are several situations why a database would not be needed, and I’ve run into quite a few of them. One of the specific cases was when I wanted to write a web interface for an application that only had a REST interface available to the public. If you find yourself needing to write a Rails application without a database, just do the following:...

2009-01-09 · 1 min · Major Hayden

Enabling Ruby on Rails support for a domain in Plesk

If you have Plesk 8.1 or later, you have support available for Ruby on Rails. Unfortunately, clicking the FastCGI checkbox in Plesk won’t get you all of the support you need (and expect). The folks over at Parallels created a relatively simple process to get Ruby on Rails working properly on your site: Go to your domain that you want to adjust, and click Setup. Make sure the CGI and FastCGI options are enabled....

2008-08-12 · 1 min · Major Hayden