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Flex on Rails: Building Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex 3 and Rails 2 by Daniel Wanja, Tony Hillerson

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12 Deploying Flex and Rails Applications

Goal

You’d like to automate the deployment of your Flex and Rails project, getting Flex built and deployed to an integration or production environment.

Solution

Use Capistrano, the remote automation tool by Jamis Buck (http://weblog.jamisbuck.org/) built with deploying Rails applications in mind. As part of a normal Capistrano deployment, it can find the compiled SWF assets and any other files that need to accompany them and upload them to the right places on the right servers. Find out more about Capistrano at www.capify.org.

Capistrano

Capistrano is the de facto tool used to deploy Rails applications, and for good reason. First, it’s written in Ruby and feels a lot like Rake. ...

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