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Greetings !

Today i was listening to our mentor Mr. Thyagarajan sir session on Rails

We initiated to develop a quiz application in Ruby on Rails

Here are the steps i followed to create a skeleton for Quiz application in Rails

Creating a rails project


rails new quizzproject -d mysql

Generating a Scaffold


rails generate scaffold Questnbank question:string option1:string option2:string option3:string option4:string correctanswer:integer

Edit the database.yml to include your mysql password


cd quizzproject/

gedit config/database.yml

Rake commands to create and migrate into a database


rake db:create

rake db:migrate

Run the server


rails server

Point your browser at http://0.0.0.0:3000/questnbanks

Click on New Questnbank to add a question and its multiple choices

Now theĀ  page @ http://0.0.0.0:3000/questnbanks/new looks as follows

In the correctanswer field give the correct option in numeric format.

For example, the answer is option 2 enter it as 2

After adding a set of questions and answers for it, the page @ http://0.0.0.0:3000/questnbanks/ looks as follows

This is the initial stage of this application

We will continue it further to make it as a quiz application in the forthcoming classes

Then i slightly explored http://www.drupalgardens.com/

By 3.50pm we gathered for SCRUM meet and i told as i was listening to our mentor class and working with quiz application in rails.

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