Month: October 2009

Easy Rails Runner Application

Have you ever wanted to run a script or command from the command line and insert data into your rails application?, watch this this screencast and you will see the basics of how to interact with your rails application, starting from the irb ruby shell to the usage of the rails console and entering data…

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Creating a Twitter Clone in Rails – Part 3

In this screencast, we continue our challenge of creating a Twitter clone called ‘Flitter’ using Ruby on Rails. We learn how to use jQuery to create a countdown for the text area box. We also set up adding and removing friends via the interface. Oh… you hear my baby cry and my sister-in-law call. Fun…

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Creating a Twitter Clone in Rails – Part 2

Now that we have a backbone to our ‘Flitter’ application, we learn how to create the front end and tie it all together. In this screencast, I cover a lot of CSS and getting your site to look good. I apologize for it lasting 1 hour, but I decided it’s better than chopping it up….

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Rails Shell Application in 10 easy steps

In this screencast you will see how to make a rails application capable of parse and execute shell commands using the ruby function %x The screencast start with basic shell commands, creation of a ruby script demonstrating the concept and finally follow the recipe of 10 easy steps to build your rails shell application. Download…

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