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James Miller
James Miller committed Sep 11, 2008
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  1. +6 −6 railties/doc/guides/getting_started_with_rails/getting_started_with_rails.txt
@@ -3,11 +3,11 @@ Getting Started With Rails
This guide covers getting up and running with Ruby on Rails. After reading it, you should be familiar with:
-* Installing Rails, create a new Rails application, and connect your application to a database
+* Installing Rails, creating a new Rails application, and connecting your application to a database
* Understanding the purpose of each folder in the Rails structure
* Creating a scaffold, and explain what it is creating and why you need each element
-* Understand the basics of model, view, and controller interaction
-* Understand the basics of HTTP and RESTful design
+* The basics of model, view, and controller interaction
+* The basics of HTTP and RESTful design
== How to use this guide
This guide is designed for beginners who want to get started with a Rails application from scratch. It assumes that you have no prior experience using the framework. However, it is highly recommended that you *familiarize yourself with Ruby before diving into Rails*. Rails isn't going to magically revolutionize the way you write web applications if you have no experience with the language it uses.
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ From your terminal, type:
`rails blog`
-This will create a folder in your working directory called "blog". Open up that folder and have a look. For the majority of this tutorial, we will live in the app/ folder, but here's a basic rundown on the function of each folder in a Rails app:
+This will create a folder in your working directory called "blog". Open up that folder and have a look at it. For the majority of this tutorial, we will live in the app/ folder, but here's a basic rundown on the function of each folder in a Rails app:
[grid="all"]
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@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ production:
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== Starting the web server
-Rails comes bundled with the lightweight Webrick web server, which (like SQLite) works great in development, but is not designed for a production environment. If you install Mongrel with `gem install mongrel`, Rails will use the Mongrel web server as the default instead (recommended).
+Rails comes bundled with the lightweight Webrick web server, which (like SQLite) works great in development mode, but is not designed for a production environment. If you install Mongrel with `gem install mongrel`, Rails will use the Mongrel web server as the default instead (recommended).
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If you're interested in alternative web servers for development and/or production, check out mod_rails (a.k.a Passenger)
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@@ -223,7 +223,7 @@ This command will always run any migrations that have not yet been run.
.Singular and Plural Inflections
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-Rails is very smart, it knows that if you have a model "Person," the database table should be called "people". If you have a model "Company", the database table will be called "companies".
+Rails is very smart, it knows that if you have a model "Person," the database table should be called "people". If you have a model "Company", the database table will be called "companies". There are a few circumstances where it will not know the correct singular and plural of a model name, but you should have no problem with this as long as you are using common English words. Fixing these rare circumstances is beyond the scope of this guide.
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=== The Controller

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