Blog (tagged #Ruby)

Ruby & Serial Ports - A Debugging Adventure

So as part of my ongoing "playing around" with model railway control I treated myself to a 16 zone RailCom receiver from DCC₄PC, in part because their documentation is so clear about how to talk to their devices using software you've written yourself. Enter a shelf kit with 7 pieces of setrack individually wired, a DCC command station (DCC++EX) and some DCC₄PC parts.

Rails 3 on Apache on Ubuntu 10.04

So I was investigating how to run a rails app on my VPS. I needed to use several sources to get little bit's working, so here's the combined instructions. Note that I assume you're starting with a working apache installation.