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An Introduction to Ruby and Rails
Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 12h56
An introduction to the Ruby language and the Ruby on Rails™ framework for developers with a background in Visual FoxPro®. PDF, 64 pages.
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"An Introduction to Ruby and Rails" is the white paper from my pre-conference session at Southwest Fox 2010. It introduces both the Ruby language and the Rails framework, focusing on their installation and use on a Windows® platform with a perspective geared toward experienced Visual FoxPro® developers. I hope that anyone reading this paper finds it to be a good starting place for VFP developers who are interested in Ruby and Rails. It's probably unique in its perspective, but there are literally hundreds of great resources out there. The paper includes references to several of the ones I found most useful.
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Rick Borup, Information Technology Associates
Rick Borup is owner and president of Information Technology Associates, a professional software development, computer services, and information systems consulting firm he founded in 1993. Rick earned BS and MBA degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and spent several years developing software applications for mainframe computers before turning to microcomputer database development tools in the late 1980’s. He began working with FoxPro in 1991, and has worked full time in Fox...

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