Topic: What is Ruby on Rails?

I am sorry if this is discussed before in this forum, Actually if it is then i was unable to find it, and if it is not then please answer me.

I don't know anything about programming and other concerns, I just want to learn something which also has some value in the market and with which I can get a good job, I am a good learner specially in computer world.

So please Tell me what is Ruby on Rails? Can I do it to earn money and if yes then what is it's scope in the Internet world.

Please Reply.

Re: What is Ruby on Rails?

Ruby is a programming Language. Rails is a web application framework you can use to write Ruby web applications. Take a look at and at

Google is your friend, there is an absolute ton of info about Rails and Ruby on the internet.

Re: What is Ruby on Rails?

Ruby is a programming language while RoR or Ruby on Rails is a open source web application framework for Ruby using Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture.It is garnering a lot of praise as an easy-to-use, database-driven Web framework for developing Web applications. Most of the documentation for Ruby on Rails centers on Macintosh, with the remainder seemingly only for Windows machines, but RoR is perfectly usable on Linux computers too. This article explains how to install and begin developing with RoR in Linux.

Last edited by jonemere (2010-01-05 06:13:19)