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Handling Exceptions (revised)
Episode #53Apr 20, 201333 comments

Handling Exceptions (revised)

By default, Rails will render a static error file when an exception occurs in production. Here you will learn how to fully customize this behavior and render dynamic error pages. (11 minutes)
Model Name in URL (revised)
Episode #63Dec 16, 201219 comments

Model Name in URL (revised)

A model's ID in the URL is not very helpful to the user. Consider adding the name which can also improve SEO. Learn how to override to_param, add a slug attribute, and make a catch all route for deep nesting. (9 minutes)
Semi-Static Pages (revised)
Episode #117Sep 02, 201216 comments

Semi-Static Pages (revised)

There are many ways to handle static pages in a Rails application. Here I show two approaches including one that uses a RESTful style PagesController to keep the content in the database (8 minutes)
Destroy without JavaScript (revised)
Episode #77Jun 16, 201213 comments

Destroy without JavaScript (revised)

A destroy link in Rails does not work without JavaScript. In this episode I show two techniques for gracefully degrading destroy links: button_to and a delete action. (8 minutes)
Polymorphic Association (revised)
Episode #154May 19, 201254 comments

Polymorphic Association (revised)

A polymorphic association allows a model to belong_to different types of other models. Here I show how to make a single comment model belong to articles, photos, and events. (11 minutes)
Subdomains (revised)
Episode #123Jan 13, 201229 comments

Subdomains (revised)

In Rails 3.1 subdomains are easier than ever to use. Here I show how to route a subdomain to a specific controller action, generate links, nest resources, and more. (7 minutes)