Akita on Rails is yet another Ruby on Rails development environment for Windows! This IDE is similar in look and feel to Visual Studio so should be familiar to those making the switch from .NET to the Rails framework. The project is free and open-source. The link above will take you to the article will tell you just about everything you need to know about this particular Rails IDE, covering the system components that you will need, how you can personalize your command prompt console, getting started with installing some Ruby gems, and configuring gVim for Rails. If you’re unhappy for whatever reason with your current integrated development environment for RoR, take a look at Akita on Rails.