I’ve just completed my first exercise of RoR.
Now I need to decide if this is the right tool for the application I
have in mind.
The problem is that as far as I can tell, RoR relies on the underlying
data coming from a relational database. A lot of code is provided to
deal with the creation/migration/selection/modification of database
However, my application will deal with configuration files - things
like /etc type config files.
If I was using SuSE, I would develop a yast applet, but I want
something generic and web based (webmin like if you will).
Is there an infrastructure to deal with arbitrary data format? XML?
If not, how difficult do you think it will be to develop such an
Are there projects out there, already doing rails based webmin-like