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Andre' Jones26,671 Points
Ruby Software Development
I want a ruby program similar to TileMill where I can work with maps (OFFLINE) zooming in and out and pulling data about points from a database.
-- I am going to use Ruby Shoes to build a GUI.
How do I work with a database with just a ruby offline program. Do I need to know SQL to work with ruby and a database outside of rails. Please reply with some general info and links that will guide me in the right direction.
You can use the Active Record gem that rails uses for its database orm layer without rails.