Posts tagged "authentication"

Bare-bone, stripped-down Devise

Last week I spoke at Silicon Valley Ruby Group about PlataformaTec’s open source tools, mainly Devise, Simple Form and Responders. When talking about Devise, I’ve mentioned that, before creating Devise, we were alternating between using Authlogic or Clearance in our projects. However, we soon realized that we needed a solution that was as customizable as … »

Devise 1.1 is out and ready to rock with Rails 3

A couple weeks ago we finally released Devise 1.1 which is fully-compatible with Rails 3! Not only that, we’ve been working with Rails 3 since the first betas and several features were added along the way! Let’s take a look at those, some architectural changes and see how Devise 1.1 and Rails 3 will change … »

Authentication is with Devise!

Two months ago we were celebrating Devise’s birthday. We were not talking about its age, Devise had just 4 months of life, but we were happy to reach the 1.0 release. Today we are celebrating again! We are very proud and glad to have Devise in its first Railscast! Ryan Bates has done a great … »

Happy Birthday Devise

Today we are celebrating Devise‘s birthday. But wait, if you have started watching Devise since the beginning you may be asking: has Devise already completed one year of life? Nope. Today we are completing exactly 4 months since Devise was released at Rails Summit Latin America 2009. And we are very proud and glad to … »

Understanding Devise roles

After Devise was released, there were some misunderstandings about Devise roles and how to use it. And the best way to understand it is explaining which problem we wanted to solve when we designing Devise. In most applications developed at Plataforma, we usually have two actors: one which represents the client who hired us and … »

Devise: authentication for lazy programmers

It has been a couple weeks since we first bloged about Devise. At that time, we released version 0.1 and now, after some great feedback, some enhancements and a few bugs fixes, we reached Devise 0.4. So, what changed since then? I’m lazy, you’re lazy Devise now comes with generators, so adding up authentication to … »