On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 17:53, jawaid ekram [email protected]
Is Ruby and Rails available as first class citizen on Windows OS? Is
there any reason why I should not use Ruby or Ruby on Rails on a
If Windows is all you have, it will do OK. It’s just that for
development (of anything other than Windows-specific software), or for
server usage (of anything other than MS technology stacks or stuff
specifically to support Windows), Windows is usually a rather poor
choice. (Not to knock it completely; it’s a perfectly fine OS for
non-technical end-users, it runs on much cheaper hardware than Macs,
and Visual Studio is fairly good.) Thus, most Ruby geeks are already
running Macs and/or Linux – often developing on Mac lappies and then
deploying to a Linux server.
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