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Am I missing something or does the Homebrew install need Ruby, which you then go on to recommend installing using rvm?


Thanks for the excellent screencast (and indeed the whole series).

I have been using Rails for a year now, and have found it a steep learning curve (which I am still climbing). I loved this episode because it does show just how much you need to master in order to do just a tiny part of a system in Rails. Made me feel less stupid.

Try and sit down and watch it from the point of view from someone new to Rails and see how it skips about, demanding knowledge of many gems etc. I know there is a bit of a discussion at the moment about whether Rails is too hard to get into - I think anyone who doubts that should watch this video.