Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – February 7, 2007 – Shared, dedicated and reseller web hosting firm, Host Gator, has introduced standard Ruby on Rails installation support for all of its customers. The free open source web application, was developed to provide more choices for web development environments, and also supports Ruby Gems.
Brent Oxley, President of Host Gator explained, “At Host Gator, we cater to the developer that is passionate about technology and needs all the tools at his disposal required to build dynamic web applications. Ruby on Rails is a quickly becoming one of the important web development standards and we would be remiss if we didn’t provide this support to developers who demand it.”
Ruby on Rails is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language, providing an efficient environment for web development, enabling developers to use some of the latest techniques for developing web applications.
Host Gator also announced support for some of the most popular Ruby Gems. A Ruby Gem is a plugin that adds functionality to the Ruby programming language. The pre-installed gems supported include actionmailer, actionpack, actionwebservice, activerecord, activesupport, gnuplot, mongrel, mysql, tidy, xml-simple, payment, BlueCloth, feedtools and htmltools.
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