Installing Ruby on Rails and Heroku for Windows XP

Hello,

The following is intended to be a complete guide for getting up and running on Ruby on Rails, Heroku, git and the other supporting players on Windows XP.  I wrote this guide because I was excited about Heroku but I could not get it to work.  I started in a virtual machine running ubuntu but couldn’t get the gems to work.  Then I tried cygwin and that didn’t work.  Finally I found a couple of key posts that solved the windows install.  The following is not of my own technical expertise.  It is merely a compilation of what was found via some Google searches and the results of my trials and errors.

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