Camping tutorials for education?

2009-06-09 Thread Dave Everitt
I'm planning to use Camping to teach the basics of frameworks, and encourage new arrivals from web design to take up Ruby instead of (say) defaulting to PHP. To do this, I need a foolproof set of instructions for both the technicians (who have to install on all the studio machines) and the

sqlite3 connection problem

2009-06-09 Thread Dave Everitt
Any feedback appreciated on the following. My most recent attempt to identify the issue is a minimal Ruby/SQLite/ActiveRecord script, Pastied here: http://pastie.textmate.org/492514 which brings up the following when run from the command line (an empty database file already exists): $

Re: sqlite3 connection problem

2009-06-09 Thread Eric Mill
Are the permissions on the file set right? What happens if you try to access the file with rhe sqlite3 command line tool and run the query yourself? -- Eric On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 6:35 AM, Dave Everittdever...@innotts.co.uk wrote: Any feedback appreciated on the following. My most recent

Re: Camping tutorials for education?

2009-06-09 Thread Magnus Holm
2. Stable version The current version is 1.5 and is available from RubyForge. This is however a *really* old release, and there have been plenty of bug fixes in the repo. There's a 1.5.180 from _why's gem server which fixes some of them. The 1.9-version I have at gems.judofyr.net is just a rake

The D-word

2009-06-09 Thread Magnus Holm
Oh, yes. Let's (once again) try to clean the documentation up a bit :-) I have no facts behind me, but I assume there would be two kinds of people who would like to browse camping.rubyforge.org: 1. Beginners who want to know what it's all about, how to get started and how to get help. 2. Campers

Re: The D-word

2009-06-09 Thread Dave Everitt
I'm quite good at clear an understandable English (and editing the work of others) so would be glad to help make the documentation as usable as possible. I reckon we need two starting examples somewhere (a download link in the README?): 1. 'It worked - you are now Camping!' (without a

Re: The D-word

2009-06-09 Thread Magnus Holm
Oh, that would be very nice! Right now there is an example at camping.rubyforge.org showing a blog skeleton (with controllers, models and views). It might be better to rather have a tiny, fully functional one (to get the feel of Camping), and a link to blog.rb (which should be simplified even