Having a fast and expensive computer to do daily development is a luxury. Sometimes, we may be in a position where we are just getting started with programming and the budget is very small. In this episode we look at a very moderately priced Chromebook and explore how we can make it into a viable development machine.
Routing in Rails is small but an important part of our applications. The Rails router recognizes URLs and dispatches them to a controller's action, or to a Rack application. It can also generate paths and URLs, avoiding the need to hardcode strings in your views.