It's important to understand how to securely show and hide posts from users. In this guide we'll walk through how to use custom scopes to hide draft posts blog posts from non admin users. We'll also examine how we can leverage the status enum to easily call draft and published blog posts.
Even though our blog's CRUD actions are protected from hackers, we still need to hide the show page from users and search engines when a post is in draft mode. In this guide we'll walk through how to add that logic into the controller.
This guide walks through how to implement a collection_select form element that allows for a drop down select box to be shown to users. Additionally we'll integrate bootstrap styles for the drop-down box.
Presently, our application has a model for topics, however there is no view component that can be accessed by users. In this guide we'll build out the Topic feature and leverage the controller generator so that topics can be shown on the app.
This guide examines multiple ways to implement a widget that renders a list of topics on each page of the blog layout.
Working with radio buttons is an important skill to have when it comes to building out forms in Rails. In this guide we'll examine how to update the Blog status enum value with a radio button.
Currently our blog posts cannot be styled. In this guide we're going to walk through how to integrate the ability to parse markdown formatted text so that blog posts render styled content. Additionally, we'll examine how to build out the ability to implement syntax highlighting for code snippets.
This guide walks through how to leverage the Bootstrap 4 breadcrumb class to add breadcrumb styles to the blog show page.
Our application currently has a list of actions associated with each blog post. In this guide we're going to walk through how to refactor the action links into a partial that can be called from anywhere in the application.
This guide examines how to swap out the navigation bar for the blog so that it's responsive on all device sizes.
Do you remember our source tracking system? With our new designs in place it's time to start implementing it into the full application. In this guide we'll update the view helper method and give it the ability to take in special classes.
In analyzing the application, it looks like there are a few bugs with our portfolio layout. Specifically, images can be distorted at certain aspect ratios and the grid layout is not responsive. In this guide we'll examine how to leverage the Bootstrap grid layout so that the portfolio adjusts to various device sizes.
Our About page is looking better, but there is still more content that needs to be added to the page. Instead of simply adding more text to the page we're going to integrate collapsable components, so that users to your site can click to view additional information about you. Additionally, the Bootstrap 4 collapsable class ships with smooth sliding animations by default, so the process is relatively straightforward compared with building a jQuery component from scratch.
This guide examines how to implement Bootstrap 4 progress bars in a Rails application. Specifically, we're going to walk through how to render our skills as progress bars to give their values a visual component.
This guide walks through two ways that you can integrate custom fonts. One way is to call fonts from a CDN. The second is to leverage the Rails Asset Pipeline and install a fonts directory.
As a matter of practice, it's important to continually update your seeds file as your data models change. This makes it possible to always have quick access to a comprehensive set of test data. In this guide we're going to make it possible to create sample users from the seeds file.
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