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Developing our Rails application

We'll take parts of our existing to-do list application and extend it with a server-side backend using Rails. If you weren't following along in the previous chapter, then you should be able to just copy the code for that chapter as needed.

Note

This chapter isn't meant to be a complete introduction to all of Ruby on Rails or Ruby, the language. Here, we would like to focus on building a simple Rails app within the context of how you would go about using Rails with CoffeeScript.

We will not go into everything in too much detail, and we'll trust in the fact that Ruby is quite a simple and readable language and that Rails code is simple to understand. Even if you aren't familiar with the language and the framework, it ...

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