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Build a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails
07 November 2015

Build a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails

Building a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails is very easy, it feels like almost built in. We'll use the...
Know your ActiveRecord objects
04 November 2015

Know your ActiveRecord objects

I don't know about you, but sometimes I find it difficult to escape the SQL mindset and think of models...
Part 4: Importing book sales from Amazon with Ruby on Rails
03 November 2015

Part 4: Importing book sales from Amazon with Ruby on Rails

Where we create the Rake task to fetch the rank sales from Amazon and save them into the database.
Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 3: Importing book details from Amazon
17 September 2015

Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 3: Importing book details from Amazon

Where we create a list of popular Ruby on Rails books and then fetch their details from Amazon. We also...
Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 2: Styling the layout
09 September 2015

Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 2: Styling the layout

In the first part of our Build a web app with Ruby on Rails series we created a layout view,...
Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 1: The app
02 September 2015

Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 1: The app

In this series, called Building a Ruby on Rails app, we'll create a web app that lists books about Ruby...
Handling CSV views in Ruby on Rails
26 July 2015

Handling CSV views in Ruby on Rails

This tutorial walks you through adding a template handler for CSV format to your Rails app, so that you can...
Designing outside the box
14 July 2015

Designing outside the box

I love Apple's new website, its expression, the mixture of different layers giving the feeling of multiple dimensions. I like...
UX
jQuery UI Autocomplete with Ruby on Rails
14 July 2015

jQuery UI Autocomplete with Ruby on Rails

Our task today is to build an autocomplete text box for searching books. We’ll use the jQuery UI Autocomplete plugin...
Render Markdown views with Redcarpet and Pygment in Rails
20 June 2015

Render Markdown views with Redcarpet and Pygment in Rails

Our task is to create Rails views in Markdown as we do when we write HTML. The view will need...