Posts tagged "rails"

Quick tip: search forms

Rails is very friendly whenever you need to create forms to input data to your web app’s database. Things get a little different when you must have forms and you don’t want to save anything in the database. For that, you have to resort to other ways, maybe creating tableless models. However, there are some … »

Show your objects baby!

We have been having some projects lately that needed a lot of admin CRUDs and pages showing a list of attributes, and we were getting bored of copy and paste code like this in our show pages, for every single attribute: Name We had already created some helper to do the work for us, but … »

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 … »

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 … »

Rails 3 I18n changes

As we already know, in Rails 3 all dependencies will be bundled. This means you will be able to use latest I18n version which includes several improvements by itself. Besides that, a couple things changed on Rails 3 I18n, some features were added and others were deprecated. This post is a quick walkthrough it: 1) … »

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. … »