This post shows how to use WYSIWYG text editor TinyMCE 4.1 in a Rails 4 application:
TinyMCE WYSIWYG text editor comes with a MoxieManager file manager which is not free.
File manager is needed to insert an image by selecting from images on server or uploading a new image to server.
elFinder is an open-source file manager. In order to use file manager with a Rails application, we need a backend (connector) – phallstrom/el_finder gem.
Read all details on github:
Install TinyMCE editor 4 with Elfinder file manager in Rails 4 app.
LiveReload allows you to reload your application in browser automatically after code files are changed.
Using LiveReload with your Rails application is very easy.
Follow these easy steps.
This Github repository contains an example of deploying Rails application with Capistrano 3 including features:
– copy config files to shared folder
– linked files and dirs
– precompile assets locally
– precompile assets only if files were changed
– restart app in Passenger
– show a maintenance page on site while the site is updating
Find it on Github: https://github.com/maxivak/deploy-rails-capistrano3. Download the files from the repository and use the tasks according to your requirements.
simple_form is very powerful gem allowing to customize almost everything while rendering form elements. In this post we will add a new custom component to simple_form for better rendering of submit buttons.
Solr is an open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project.
Find tutorial how to import data from MySQL database to Solr:
This posts shows how to run Selenium tests on Centos. Tests written on Ruby will use Selenium WebDriver API to run the browser directly. We don’t need to install Selenium Server because selenium tests will be executed locally against Firefox browser on the same server (Centos).
RSpec is a testing framework for Ruby. This posts show how to create a rake task that executes rspec tests. RSpec tests will be running using command ‘rake spec’.
A collection of tips about designing Rails application and making a better architecture.
ActiveAdmin is a popular Ruby on Rails plugin for creating admin area. It helps developers solve many common problems to view/edit data as administrator. There are several other similar plugins, but I prefer ActiveAdmin because it allows developers to customize almost everything.
This post shows how to to add a custom action to an ActiveAdmin controller.
There are several gems to have slug in a model in Rails application: friendly_id, slugged and some others.