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Rails 3 Cheat Sheet

Here are some quick tips for common Rails tasks.

Getting Started

To create a new application use the command:

rails new APP_NAME

Remember that if you want to create a template for building a Rails app, you can pass the rails new command a template using the -m or –template option.  To quickly create a template, be sure to check out the RailsWizard.

After you create an application, you’ll most likely want to test the result by starting the built-in server (WEBrick).

rails server

For those lazy programmers out there, you can just use rails s.