Posts tagged "gems"

SimpleForm 2.0 + Bootstrap: for you with love

The Carnival is over in Brazil but we are still partying at Plataformatec by bringing you, not a small bump, but a shiny new version: Simple Form 2.0. Simple Form 2.0 features a new wrapper API which makes it very flexible and easy to integrate with CSS frameworks like Twitter Bootstrap.

SimpleForm 1.4 is out

I’m pleased to say that we released SimpleForm 1.4. Like the last version, this release had a lot of contributions from the community, closing bugs and adding some nice features. Here is a brief introduction to some of the new features: Custom Form Builders Now you can set a custom form builder that inherits from SimpleForm::FormBuilder: … »

SimpleForm: forms made easy

Sometime ago we were working on a project together with a designer, and that specific application was full of forms, each one having a different layout, but most of them sharing the same features: inline errors, hints, specific label markup for required fields, etc. To start prototyping the application faster, we used the markup the … »

Rails Metrics: know what is happening inside your Rails 3 application

RailsMetrics is a new Rails engine which stores everything that is happening inside your application in the database, so you can profile each request, besides creating charts, statistics and extract useful information. I’ve been working on it for the last couple months in parallel with ActiveSupport::Notifications, which is the foundation for RailsMetrics, and it was … »

Discovering Rails 3 generators

This weekend during Rails Bugmash I stumbled across some nice posts about Rails 3 generators which motivated me to share them and add some comments! First, David Trasbo wrote a nice guide about how to make your first Rails 3 generator, it covers up all the basic steps including setting it up in a gem. … »