robbin's website
Ruby HTML CSS Shell Nginx JavaScript

Robbin's website

This is my personal website project.

System requirements

  • ruby 1.9, recommend 1.9 p327 version
  • MySQL 5.x, you should set utf-8 default encoding utf-8 at my.cnf, like this:

    [client]   # on 5.0 or 5.1
    [mysqld]   # on 5.5
    collation-server = utf8_unicode_ci
    init-connect='SET NAMES utf8'
    character-set-server = utf8
  • memcached

  • nginx as web server, config/nginx.conf is my nginx configuration snippet.


  1. run bundle install
  2. copy config/app_config.example.yml to config/app_config.yml and copy config/database.example.yml to config/database.yml
  3. modify database config for your need.
  4. create database match your database.yml and start your database.
  5. run bundle exec rake secret to generate session secret key and fill it in app_config.
  6. run bundle exec rake ar:migrate to setup database schema.
  7. run bundle exec rake db:seed to generate admin user.
  8. start memcached with memcached -d.
  9. run bundle exec thin start for development environment and run ./ start for production environment.

Run on Windows

remove such lines in Gemfile and run with thin.

gem 'kgio'
gem 'zbatery'

MIT License