RailsCasts (Mobile) show

RailsCasts (Mobile)

Summary: Every other week you will be treated to a new, free RailsCasts episode featuring tips and tricks with Ruby on Rails, the popular web development framework. These screencasts are short and focus on one technique so you can quickly move on to applying it to your own project. The topics are geared toward the intermediate Rails developer, but beginners and experts will get something out of it as well. A Pro option is also available containing more screencasts each week. This version is for mobile devices which cannot support the full resolution version.


 #226 Upgrading to Rails 3 Part 2 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 12:23

Here we continue upgrading an application to Rails 3 by getting our specs up and running and going through the rails_upgrade plugin.

 #225 Upgrading to Rails 3 Part 1 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 11:56

In the first part of this series on upgrading a Rails 2 application to Rails 3, we'll start off by setting up Rails 3.0 Release Candidate in a clean environment. The rails_upgrade plugin will then help us determine what needs upgrading.

 #224 Controllers in Rails 3 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 10:49

Embedded flash notices, permanent cookies, and the details of respond_with are in this episode.

 #223 Charts | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 16:12

There are a number of libraries to help create graphs. Here I show how to integrate Highcharts into a Rails app.

 #222 Rack in Rails 3 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 8:48

The router in Rails 3 is fully compatible with Rack. Learn how to embed Sinatra into an app, handle redirects, and improve on Rails Metal.

 #221 Subdomains in Rails 3 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 13:55

It is now possible to add subdomains to Rails 3 without the use of additional plugins. Learn how in this episode.

 #220 PDFKit | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 8:14

Generating PDFs in plain Ruby can be a lot of work. Instead, consider generating PDFs from HTML using PDFKit.

 #219 Active Model | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 6:47

In Rails 3 the non-database functionality of Active Record is extracted out into Active Model. This allows you to cleanly add validations and other features to tableless models.

 #218 Making Generators in Rails 3 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 10:07

Generators in Rails 3 have been rewritten to use Thor which means the code used to create a generator is quite different. Here you will learn the new way to make generators in Rails 3.

 #217 Multistep Forms | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 15:14

See how to create a multi-step (wizard) form from scratch in this episode.

 #216 Generators in Rails 3 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 11:24

Generators in Rails 3 have been completely rewritten to be more modular. This allows you to customize any generator to fit your specific preferences.

 #215 Advanced Queries in Rails 3 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 9:26

Learn some advanced techniques regarding named scopes and get an introduction to Arel in this episode.

 #214 A/B Testing with A/Bingo | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 11:04

A/B Testing (or Split Testing) is a way to experiment with variations in an application to see the most effective option.

 #213 Calendars | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 9:50

If dates play an important role in your application, consider adding a date picker or calendar view as shown in this episode.

 #212 Refactoring & Dynamic Delegator | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 7:58

Learn how to refactor a set of conditional Active Record queries using a Dynamic Delegator.


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