PacktLib: Aptana RadRails: An IDE for Rails Development

Aptana RadRails: An IDE for Rails Development

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewer

Preface

Getting Started

Do I Need an IDE for Rails Development?

About Aptana RadRails

How Can Aptana RadRails Help Me?

Prerequisites

Installing Eclipse

Installing Plugins in Eclipse

Summary

First Steps

Basic Configuration

Creating a Rails Project

Importing an Existing Project into RadRails

Working with Perspectives and Views

Summary

Your First Application

Basic Views

The Generators View

Starting Your Server

Monitoring Your Server

Summary

Writing Ruby Code

A Quick Note about Keyboard Shortcuts

The Ruby Editor

Syntax Highlighting

Outlining the Structure of Your Ruby Code

Code Folding

Code Formatting

Code Completion

Code Templates

Navigating Your Code

Refactoring

Searching in Ruby Projects

Summary

Coding Rails Views

ERB/RHTML Templates

Editing HTML Files

Editing JavaScript Files

Editing CSS Files

Summary

Debugging Your Application

Getting Started with Debugging

Using Breakpoints

The Debug View

Variables and Expressions

The Display View

Useful Tools for Debugging

Summary

RadRails Views

Opening the RadRails Views

Documentation Views

Servers View

Launching External Tools from Eclipse

Rails Console

Rails Plugins View

RubyGems View

Rake Tasks

Generators View

Rails Shell View

RegExp View

Problems View

Tasks View

Test::Unit View

Summary

Configuration Reference

General

Aptana

Rails

Ruby

Summary

Other Useful Plugins

Database Management

Version Control with Eclipse

Summary

Index