Some silly examples of some of the things you can do with God.
To run the rails examples, you must first create the db (mysql) and migrate:
cd rails cat config/database.yml #so you know what you're creating rake db:create:all rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=production
Then fire up a local copy of the app, monitored with god:
god -c config/god/development.god
config/deploy.rb shows an example Capistrano config that controls the rails