You’d like to compile your Flex applications with a few simple commands. You may want to simply build from the command line, or you may want to make this build part of a continuous integration build.
Make a simple build file using Rake to help automate this task.
You can’t get very far working with Rails before you run into Rake, the Ruby build tool (http://rake.rubyforge.org/). Use Rake to run tests, migrate the database, and do several other useful tasks.
Rake certainly isn’t Rails-specific, though you can use it to do just about anything you want on your system. Here we’re going to look at making a Rake build file that will provide a simple wrapper around ...