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ruby environment on windows 8

i need resources ( step by step at a beginner level) that would instruct me on how to install a Ruby Environment on Windows. I have learned some basics but I want to go ahead and install the environment for when I'm ready to use it. any tutorials available?

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In the Ruby track, there is a guide to installing a Ruby environment on Windows 7. I'm betting the instructions are very similar, if not identical, for Windows 8.

Maybe Jason Seifer or another member knows the exact answer, but in the meantime, you could try the video tutorial.

Let me know if it works, or if there's anything else that you need :)

can i be provided with a link to the tutorial

There's step-by-step instructions on http://installrails.com/ for installing railsinstaller on windows.

Aside: I'd also suggest trying some of the free plans on cloud IDEs (cloud9, nitrous.io, koding, etc) if you want to just try rails without installing anything. I've used cloud9 and nitrous.io and they both make it really easy to get going with rails basically instantly (and they have free plans for basic projects).