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For these reasons some developers prefer to "work in the cloud" using Cloud9.

If you don't already have a Github account, make sure to register. You'll probably want something more robust like My SQL or Postgre SQL.

There is a lot of documentation on both, so you can just pick one that seems like you'll be more comfortable with.

Cloud9 is a good option if you have trouble installing Ruby on Rails on your Mac. Under the Apple menu, check "About This Mac." It should show "Version 10.12.0" or newer.

You’ll need to prepare your computer before installing Ruby on Rails. If you’ve owned your Mac for several years and haven’t updated mac OS, be prepared to spend several hours updating the operating system.

These installation programs are often outdated and they are no longer needed as at the system level creating potential conflicts.

You can use Ruby on Rails without actually installing it on your computer.

How to set up and install Rails 5.0, the newest version of Rails, on mac OS 10.12 Sierra.

This in-depth installation guide is used by professional developers to configure their working environment for real-world Rails development. You can find shorter articles elsewhere but this explains everything, covers everything, and is up to date.

These are all reasons to use a Ruby version manager such as .

If you updated to Sierra from an earlier version of mac OS (sometimes called an "over the top" installation), and you previously installed a Rails development environment, your earlier installation remains intact.

Hosted development, using a service such as Cloud9, means you get a computer "in the cloud" that you use from your web browser.