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Tree-Based Navigation (revised)
Episode #162Dec 01, 201213 comments

Tree-Based Navigation (revised)

If your Rails app is content-heavy, consider organizing it in a tree menu structure. Here I show how to add top-level tabs, nested links in a side bar, and breadcrumbs to go up the hierarchy. (10 minutes)
jQuery & Ajax (revised)
Episode #136Sep 28, 201282 comments

jQuery & Ajax (revised)

Here I go back to the basics and show how to turn a traditional Rails app into one that interacts through Ajax by adding "remote" options, JavaScript templates and a dabble of jQuery. (14 minutes)
Charts & Graphs (revised)
Episode #223Sep 15, 201258 comments

Charts & Graphs (revised)

If you have a lot of data, consider adding a graph to provide an overview of it. Here I show how to use Morris.js to chart an Order model and visualize trends in the data. (12 minutes)
Calendars (revised)
Episode #213Aug 10, 201279 comments

Calendars (revised)

Learn how to add a calendar to your Rails app. Whether it be a date picker using jQuery UI or a full page calendar for browsing records, I will show you how to do it in this episode. (9 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)
Generating RSS Feeds (revised)
Episode #87May 26, 20129 comments

Generating RSS Feeds (revised)

If you have a page containing a dynamic list of records, consider providing an RSS or Atom feed for it. It is quite easy to do with XML Builder and the atom_feed helper method as shown in this episode. (8 minutes)
Syntax Highlighting (revised)
Episode #207May 11, 201218 comments

Syntax Highlighting (revised)

Here I compare several syntax highlighting solutions and show how to use Pygments in a Rails app. I also show how to integrate it with Markdown and add caching. (8 minutes)
Nested Model Form (revised)
Episode #196Apr 19, 2012153 comments

Nested Model Form (revised)

Handling multiple models in a single form is easy with accepts_nested_attributes_for. Here you will also learn how to add and remove nested records through JavaScript. (11 minutes)
I18n (revised)
Episode #138Mar 29, 201236 comments

I18n (revised)

Translate a site into other languages through internationalization (I18n). Here I show how to store a locale in the URL and manage translated text through YAML files. (10 minutes)
SimpleForm (revised)
Episode #234Mar 03, 201221 comments

SimpleForm (revised)

Easily generate complex forms with SimpleForm. Here I show how to convert bulky markup into a concise list of fields, customize it by passing options, and add error handling. (9 minutes)