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Foundation
Episode #417Jun 16, 201361 comments

Foundation

ZURB's Foundation is a front-end for quickly building applications and prototypes. It is similar to Twitter Bootstrap but uses Sass instead of LESS. Here you will learn the basics of the grid system, navigation, tooltips and more. (11 minutes)
Tagging
Episode #382Sep 22, 201260 comments

Tagging

There are several gems to help implement tags in a Rails app. Here I show you how to integrate acts-as-taggable-on and then show how to do it from scratch. (11 minutes)
Exporting CSV and Excel
Episode #362Jul 02, 2012108 comments

Exporting CSV and Excel

As you will see it is easy to add a CSV export option to Rails. Here I also show how to export for Excel in a variety of formats. (6 minutes)
Wizard Forms with Wicked
Episode #346May 03, 201241 comments

Wizard Forms with Wicked

Creating a wizard form can be tricky in Rails. Learn how Wicked can help by turning a controller into a series of multiple steps. (11 minutes)
DataTables
Episode #340Apr 11, 2012116 comments

DataTables

DataTables makes it easy to convert a plain HTML table into one with pagination, sorting, and searching - all done with JavaScript and jQuery. Here I show how to set this up and use a Rails application as the data source. (9 minutes)
Copycopter
Episode #336Mar 27, 201229 comments

Copycopter

Copycopter provides a nice interface that clients can use to edit the text in a Rails application. Learn how to deploy a Copycopter server using Heroku and integrate it in a Rails application through I18n. (6 minutes)
Compass & CSS Sprites
Episode #334Mar 21, 201215 comments

Compass & CSS Sprites

Compass improves the Sass experience by providing useful mixins, functions, and more. You will also learn how to make CSS sprites with it in this episode. (9 minutes)
Refinery CMS Basics
Episode #332Mar 14, 201235 comments

Refinery CMS Basics

If you need to quickly create an informational site that can be easily edited, consider using a content management system. Here I show how to build a site using Refinery CMS. (11 minutes)
Better Sass with Bourbon
Episode #330Mar 07, 201226 comments

Better Sass with Bourbon

If you are tired of the browser vendor prefixes in CSS, check out Bourbon. It provides Sass mixins and functions to make CSS more convenient. (7 minutes)
Twitter Bootstrap Basics
Episode #328Feb 28, 2012104 comments

Twitter Bootstrap Basics

Twitter Bootstrap can help make beautiful web apps quickly by providing you with useful CSS and JavaScript. Here you will learn how to include it into Rails with the twitter-bootstrap-rails gem. (10 minutes)