Rails 2.3 Templates on Windows

In Rails 2.3, templates are simple ruby files containing DSL for adding plugins, gems, initializers, etc. to your freshly created Rails project. To apply the template, you need to provide the rails generator with location of the template you wish to apply, using -m option. Reading up on the commands in the template system and watching the railscasts.com episode, I got fired up on the possibilities of such a simple yet amazing system. So I dove in and started creating...

Installing/Updating SQLite3 on Windows

Installing SQLite3 DLL To install SQLite3 in windows you require not only the gem but a DLL files in your system PATH (or in your windows/system32 folder). To obtain the DLL, go to: http://www.sqlite.org/download.html I always believe that DLLs belong in the windows/system32 folder but as long as you put yours somewhere where your PATH environment variable points to, you should be fine. Installing/Updating the SQLite3 Gem Normally to install the gem you’d call...