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Token Fields
Episode #258Mar 21, 201193 comments

Token Fields

With the jQuery Tokeninput plugin it is easy to add an autocompleting list of entries for a many-to-many association. (11 minutes)
Request Specs and Capybara
Episode #257Mar 14, 201133 comments

Request Specs and Capybara

Request specs in RSpec are a great way to ensure the entire application stack is working properly. Here I also show how to use capybara with integrated JavaScript testing using Selenium. (13 minutes)
Undo with Paper Trail
Episode #255Feb 28, 201132 comments

Undo with Paper Trail

Undo and redo behavior is easy to add with a versioning gem such as Paper Trail. Learn how to add an undo link to any model's flash message. (13 minutes)
Pagination with Kaminari
Episode #254Feb 21, 201174 comments

Pagination with Kaminari

If you need pagination in Rails 3 try out Kaminari. It is a clean, flexible solution which uses scopes to flow nicely with Active Record queries. Did I mention it also works with Mongoid? (8 minutes)
CarrierWave File Uploads
Episode #253Feb 14, 201192 comments

CarrierWave File Uploads

CarrierWave makes it easy and clean to add file uploads to your application. It supports a variety of ORMs, frameworks and image processors. (9 minutes)
MetaWhere & MetaSearch
Episode #251Jan 31, 201142 comments

MetaWhere & MetaSearch

MetaWhere provides a way to do complex find conditions without SQL in Active Record. MetaSearch makes it easy to create search forms with many find options. (8 minutes)
Offline Apps Part 2
Episode #248Jan 10, 201115 comments

Offline Apps Part 2

Learn how to make a site usable offline with HTML 5 localStorage. This last part of the series covers jquery-tmpl and jquery-offline. (14 minutes)
Offline Apps Part 1
Episode #247Jan 03, 201120 comments

Offline Apps Part 1

Learn how to make a site usable offline through an HTML 5 cache manifest. This first part of the series covers rack-offline and problems you may run into. (10 minutes)
Beanstalkd and Stalker
Episode #243Dec 06, 201024 comments

Beanstalkd and Stalker

Beanstalk is a fast and easy way to queue background tasks. Stalker provides a nice wrapper interface for creating these jobs. (9 minutes)
Simple OmniAuth
Episode #241Nov 22, 201070 comments

Simple OmniAuth

Authentication is incredibly simple to add with just OmniAuth if you don't need username/password or multiple authentications per user. (9 minutes)