Installing Ruby On Rails On Windows

Step 1: Download Ruby Windows installer from

Step 2: Double click and install it

Step 3: Now Under Start Button you will see a new Section “Start Command Prompt with Ruby“. Just open that and run below command
Command: ruby -v
Description: With above command You will see which current version of Ruby is installed on your system
Command: gem -v
Description: With above command You will see which current version of Gem is installed on your system

Step 4: Download DevKit file from (DevKit-tdm-32-4.5.2-20110712-1620-sfx.exe)

Step 5: Extract DevKit to path C:Ruby193DevKit

Step 6: Run Below command from command Prompt
Command1: cd C:Ruby193DevKit
Command 2: ruby dk.rb init
Command 3: ruby dk.rb review
Command 4: ruby dk.rb install

Configuring MySql with Ruby On Rails:

Step 7: If you have Mysql already installed on your system then
copy (or Download) libMySQL.dll file (Usually found in bin/Mysql/Mysql 5.x/lib/libMySQL.dll) to c:\bin

Step 8: Now run below command:
gem install mysql

You are done now

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