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Neo4j::Rails Introduction

Fatih Kadir Akın edited this page Jan 26, 2017 · 9 revisions


The neo4j gem contains two Rails Active Model compliant classes:

They also implement a small subset of the Active Record API. The neo4j gem uses the neo4j-core, neo4j-wrapper and the neo4j-cypher gems.



Generate a Rails Application

Example of creating a Neo4j Application from scratch: (make sure you have installed JRuby version >= 1.6.2)

 gem install rails
 rails new myapp -m -O
 cd myapp
 rails generate scaffold User name:string email:string
 rails s
 open a webbrowser: http://localhost:3000/users

The -O flag above means that it will skip active record.

See Neo4j::Rails-Config for how to use rails console with write support.

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