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Andrew Grimm February 2016

How to get the Rails Guides for the desired version of Rails

I assume that edge guides have edgeguides in the domain name (for example http://edgeguides.rubyonrails.org/getting_started.html), and that guides for older versions of Rails have the version in the path (for example http://guides.rubyonrails.org/v3.2/getting_started.html).

But when googling I came across http://guides.rubyonrails.org/migrations.html, which I assumed would be for the latest released version of Rails. But it redirected me to http://edgeguides.rubyonrails.org/active_record_migrations.html (the migrations page for the current version of Rails is http://guides.rubyonrails.org/active_record_migrations.html).

How does Rails Guides work with versions of Rails, and how do I correctly get the Rails Guides for the version of Rails I'm using?


Andrew Hendrie February 2016

Use the Rails Github.

You can view the Rails Guides for whichever branch you'd like from there.

Also - when you go to the Rails Guide website there are links to various versions of the Rails Guides including:

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