I am in the process of setting up a Windows dev environment for using Sass/Compass (ruby/gem) and Node so that I can use both Foundation 4 and Foundation 5. I wanted to see how people are generally setting this up.

I heard that some people are using Ubuntu in a VM but that seems like it isn't an ideal solution.

Is anyone using ruby through rubyinstaller.org? Is anyone installing node from the windows .msi installer? Is there anything specific that needs to be configured to create foundation projects from cmd prompt?

Let me know how you set up your machine and what your experience has been so far.

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I am in the process of setting up a Windows dev environment for using Sass/Compass (ruby/gem) and Node so that I can use both Foundation 4 and Foundation 5. I wanted to see how people are generally setting this up.

I heard that some people are using Ubuntu in a VM but that seems like it isn't an ideal solution.

Is anyone using ruby through rubyinstaller.org? Is anyone installing node from the windows .msi installer? Is there anything specific that needs to be configured to create foundation projects from cmd prompt?

Let me know how you set up your machine and what your experience has been so far.

Alex Plaza 7 months ago

You need to install git, ruby, and node. all of those have easy installers UI for windows.
You just need to be sure of mark the option to access ruby and git from the command prompt. It's something about PATH/-- something/ don't remember well.

you mark that and everything should work perfect, following the intructions from zurb http://foundation.zurb.com/docs/sass.html

here is the Git installer http://git-scm.com/
a link that zurb team might missed.

And here is an old forum post about this topic.
http://foundation.zurb.com/forum/posts/216-help-creating-the-sass-files
Neil Haskins is your man! he pointed out the thing about the command line.

(I'm working on a dell xps 13 running windows 7)
(I have successfully installed foundation with compass and libsass)
(Forget my english)


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