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Install Ruby JSON Gem on Windows

When attempting to install the Ruby JSON gem on Windows you are most likely going to get an error similar to the below. The trick is to instead install json_pure gem using the syntax listed below the error. Error: bash C:\>gem install json Building native extensions. This could take a while… ERROR: Error installing json:…

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Generating RDoc HTML files for your Rails project

To generate Rdoc HTML documentation files for your Rails project, run:   ruby rake doc:app This will create the following directory structure in your #{RAILS_ROOT}/doc/app directory: classes (dir) files (dir) created.rid fr_class_index.html fr_file_index.html fr_method_index.html index.html rdoc-style.css Here are some the other RDoc related rake tasks (listed by running rake -T) ruby rake doc:app    …