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Starting a new rails app
#Creating an app called my_great_app
rails new my_great_app -T -d postgresql --skip-turbolinks
cd my_great_app
git init
git add .
git commit -m "Initial commit. Rails boilerplate."
# Edit gemfile
# #Remove the reference to coffee-rails.
# Edit Gemfile.
# Uncomment the reference to bcrypt
bundle install
git add .
git commit -m "Enable bcrypt."
# Edit Gemfile.
# Add gem rspec-rails (and faker and factory_girl_rails usually) to the development, test group toward the bottom of the Gemfile.
bundle install
rails g rspec:install
git add .
git commit -m "Set up rspec."
#Create the repo on github. Don't add a .gitignore or license.
#Back in your terminal inside your project folder
git remote add origin
git push -u origin master
#Only now start adding your own code. Apart from ensuring all your tools are in place, doing all the install steps up front gives you a good point to compare back to later

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elizaway commented Jan 7, 2016

this guide doesn't mention adding shoulda-matchers gem!

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