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Get on Merb Edge pre 1.0

Merb 1.0 is almost ready to be pushed out and you might be impatient to start playing with some of the goodies not yet available in the latest stable release. Before getting started, you should know that not everything has been ironed out yet so don’t expect to have a fully stable Edge.

The easiest way to get started requires that you have git installed as well as a gem called thor.

I let you take care of installing git on your machine, Ruby dev without git became quite challenging since GitHub started ruling the Ruby OSS world.

sudo gem install wycats-thor -s http://gems.github.com
Hops, used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, and also in other beverages and in herbal medicine.

Hops, used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, and also in other beverages and in herbal medicine.

Thor is a sort if mix between rake, sake with a better argument parser and based on Ruby classes.

Thor on its own won’t be very helpful, we need some thor tasks.

Create a folder where you want to store Merb’s source code and cd in it.

Once there download the latest merb thor tasks:

curl -L http://merbivore.com/merb.thor > merb.thor

You can now look at the available task by doing

thor -T

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