Welcome to the Treehouse Community
The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)
Looking to learn something new?
Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.
What's the purpose of Vagrant?
I understand that it's a virtual machine, but I'm not so sure how that plays into writing with ruby.
Is it connecting to a server? I know that rubyrails is a server sided language so are you required to connect to a server to develop in rails?
William LiCourses Plus Student 26,865 Points
I explained what vagrant is in this post in quite a bit https://teamtreehouse.com/forum/what-is-all-this-stuff-im-installing-on-my-computer
But no, you don't need vagrant to write or test Rails app, Does this course taught by Jason required you to install vagrant??