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Active Admin
Episode #284Sep 19, 2011103 comments

Active Admin

Active Admin allows you to quickly build an admin interface with just a few commands. Not only does it look great, but it is very customizable as shown in this episode. (12 minutes)
Search, Sort, Paginate with AJAX
Episode #240Nov 15, 201093 comments

Search, Sort, Paginate with AJAX

Many administration pages have search, sorting, and pagination on the index page. See how to add all of this including AJAX. (13 minutes)
Declarative Authorization
Episode #188Nov 16, 200984 comments

Declarative Authorization

Declarative authorization provides an advanced and powerful solution for role based authorization. (15 minutes)
Dynamic Page Caching
Episode #169Jul 06, 200951 comments

Dynamic Page Caching

Use JavaScript to allow dynamic content in a page cache. In this episode I show you how to insert the user-specific content into a page through JavaScript. (11 minutes)
HTTP Basic Authentication
Episode #82Dec 02, 200749 comments

HTTP Basic Authentication

Rails 2.0 offers an extremely easy way to do HTTP basic authentication. See how in this episode. (4 minutes)
OpenID Authentication
Episode #68Aug 27, 200753 comments

OpenID Authentication

Ever wonder how to implement OpenID authentication in your Rails app? This episode will show you how to add it to a site with an existing authentication system. (11 minutes)
restful_authentication
Episode #67Aug 20, 200797 comments

restful_authentication

Need multiple user authentication? If so, the restful_authentication plugin is a great way to go. It will generate some basic authentication code for you which is good starting point to your authentication system. Watch this episode for details. (9 minutes)
Super Simple Authentication
Episode #21Apr 20, 200749 comments

Super Simple Authentication

The final piece of the administration puzzle: authentication. There are many different approaches which is why I saved this step for last. This episode will cover a few techniques including the simple solution used for this site. (6 minutes)
Restricting Access
Episode #20Apr 18, 200723 comments

Restricting Access

In this second part of the series on administration, you will learn how to lock down the site to keep the public from accessing the administration features. (4 minutes)
Where Administration Goes
Episode #19Apr 16, 200728 comments

Where Administration Goes

This is the first part of a three part series on building an administration system. Many developers choose to separate it completely from the public side of the site by placing it into an admin subdirectory. This episode will show you an alternative and often better solution. (5 minutes)