Sunday, June 6, 2010

Paperclip Plugin Dependency for Ruby on Rails

Paperclip is an awesome plugin for Rails. There are already at least two great tutorials out there on the subject, but both neglect to mention installing the dependency ImageMagick. On a related note, how awesome has MacPorts become lately?

Install ImageMagick


If you have MacPorts installed...

sudo port install imagemagick

Debian/Ubuntu Linux

sudo apt-get install imagemagick

You can test everything installed okay with the which identify command. If it returns a location, you're good to go with these excellent tutorials: