Posts tagged "rails"

2010 – A year in review

This year is coming to an end and it was amazing for us at Plataforma Tecnologia. We are proud to share with you, faithful reader, our accomplishments in 2010, which weren’t few. Open Source The year has begun on fire. In February, José Valim made his way into the Rails Core team and has been … »

Sanitize to the rescue!

Most of the applications we create these days usually have an admin interface where an user with necessary privileges is able to manage the application content, respecting some business rules. Thus it is required that part of this content is easily manageable, which means the user needs to be able to add some formatting to … »

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 3 with RVM FTW!

I’ve been playing a lot with Rails 3 lately, it’s completely awesome! However, we don’t have any Rails 3 app in production at the moment, all projects that Plataforma has been doing for its clients so far are using Rails 2.3.5. Since I was already having fun with Rails 3, I thought I should also … »

Recurring events

We have been working in a project which deals with date events and we needed a recurrence feature in the application. An initial implementation could simply work with Rails ActiveSupport and use its Date helper methods, in order to shift by day, week, month and others. >> => Thu, 15 Apr 2010 >> … »

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 … »