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Ruby Ruby Foundations Ruby Basics Installing Ruby

Blair Rorani
Blair Rorani
6,658 Points

How do I complete this tutorial using OS X Mavericks, XCode command line tool?

Do I still need to download all this other stuff like Homebrew?

3 Answers

Michael Hulet
Michael Hulet
47,843 Points

You should take the course on Installing a Ruby Development Environment first. They recently added the Ruby Foundations course to the Rails track, and I think they should've put the aforementioned installation course before the new Ruby Foundations

Blair Rorani
Blair Rorani
6,658 Points

Makes sense. This video still walks you through set up of dev environment from scratch. I was just unsure about references to an older version of OS X etc.

Kevin Naegele
Kevin Naegele
10,868 Points

Xcode is a command line tool, but if you are writing ruby file (.rb) then I would use notepad++. In the console basic that you go through will help you with the rest.

I am using a mac OSX Mavericks and I am using Coda 2 for my editor.

Michael Hulet
Michael Hulet
47,843 Points

They don't even make a version of Notepad++ for OS X. My personal recommendation is Atom

Kevin Naegele
Kevin Naegele
10,868 Points

Wow... my mistake. Good catch.