How To Host A Ruby on Rails-based Website On Azure

 |   Adam J. Hecktman

Did you know that Ruby on Rails was created in Chicago? Did you know you can also host a Ruby on Rails based website on Azure–using a Linux virtual machine, too?! Check out this tutorial to learn how to create your website today! This tutorial describes how to host a Ruby on Rails-based website on Azure using a Linux virtual machine. It also assumes you have no prior experience using Azure–so beginners are welcome :). Upon completing the tutorial, you will have a Ruby on Rails-based application up and running in the cloud in no time.

The tutorial will teach you how to:

  • Setup your development environment
  • Setup an Azure virtual machine to host Ruby on Rails.
  • Create a new Rails application
  • Copy files to the virtual machine using scp
  • And much, much more

It’s a super easy way to get your Ruby on Rails-based application up and running in the cloud today!

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Adam J. Hecktman
Adam J. Hecktman

You may recognize Adam. He’s a regular on TV, you can hear him on the radio, he’s penned numerous articles and is the co-founder of the Chicago City Data Users Group. But some of Adam’s most important work is done behind the scenes in his role as Microsoft’s Director of Technology and Civic Engagement for Chicago. Tech giants, universities and government leaders turn to Adam for guidance on all matters technology, and he happily obliges, helping Chicago overcome challenges and capitalizing on new, exciting opportunities.