Category: Learning RoR

Tbl uses a script for starting new rails projects. After you run ‘rails new example -d=postgresql’, create a new file in the script folder of the new project. (don’t worry about an extension for the file) Add the contents to the new file set -e gem install bundler bundle install –binstubs bin createuser -s -e […]

I’m excited to announce that last week I joined the Thunderbolt Labs family. I’ve accepted a role as an apprentice and will be supporting operations, as well as ramping up to be a badass developer.  Wait! What about Picturely? Picturely was a great project where I learned a lot. One of the goals of picturely […]

Omniauth is a simple rails gem that provides multi-authentication for web applications. For example, if you wanted to use have a facebook and twitter login for your app, Ominauth makes this easy to do. Omniauth Identity also makes it easy to add your own authentication, if a user didn’t want to use the other services. […]

I often receive emails or view posts of the flavor, “I have an idea, I don’t know how to code, now what?” This is my response for those who are curious about starting an web-based or software startup. (in no particular order) Start Building Startup Weekend Find a local hackathon Google Lean Startup   Customer […]

#47 Two Many-to-Many – RailsCasts. Found this railscast helpful in trying to understand many to many relationships in ror. And the difference between using has_and_belongs_to_many and the has_many :through. As noted in the railscast, the has_and_belongs_to_many to very limited and does not allow as many options as has_many :through. Due to Ryan’s recommendation in the […]