Host Gator Web Host Introduces Ruby on Rails as Standard Installation


Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 5, 2007

Host Gator, a leading provider of shared, dedicated and reseller hosting, announced the introduction of standard Ruby on Rails installation support for all its customers.

“At Host Gator, we cater to the developer that is passionate about technology and needs all the tools at his disposal required to build dynamic web applications,” stated Brent Oxley, President of Host Gator. “Ruby on Rails is a quickly becoming one of the important web development standards and we would be remiss if we didn’t provide this support to developers who demand it.”

Ruby on Rails is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language. It provides an efficient environment for web development, enabling developers to use some of the latest techniques for developing web applications.

Host Gator also announced support for some of the most popular Ruby Gems. A Ruby Gem is a plugin that adds functionality to the Ruby programming language. The pre-installed gems supported include actionmailer, actionpack, actionwebservice, activerecord, activesupport, gnuplot, mongrel, mysql, tidy, xml-simple, payment, BlueCloth, feedtools and htmltools.

About Host Gator

Host Gator is a provider of shared, dedicated and reseller web hosting services focused on the consumer and small business markets. Founded in 2002, Host Gator has become a leader in reseller hosting, helping over 11,000 businesses become Web hosting companies. Host Gator has offices in Houston, Texas and its data center operations are co-located out of The Planet’s facility in Dallas, Texas, enabling it to access Tier-1 backbone providers such as UUNet, Sprint, Level 3, Global Crossing, Verio, AT&T and AboveNet.

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