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Site: http://fullware.net

Comments by Doug Puchalski

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Thanks again to Ryan.

I've put up a quick post on how to use this approach for warden.

http://fullware.net/prevent-rails-session-hijack-in-warden/

-Doug
www.fullware.net

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I tweaked my setup a bit to do this, but also to set up an easy mapping to port 3000 for when I'm switching between apps. Add the host 3000.local to your /etc/hosts and then for nginx:

-Doug
www.fullware.net

    upstream local_3000 {
      server 127.0.0.1:3000;
    }
    
    server {
      server_name  3000.local;
      listen       80;
      listen       443 default ssl;
      send_timeout 3600; # For debugging with breakpoints

      #ssl                  on;
      ssl_certificate      server.crt;
      ssl_certificate_key  server.key;

      ssl_session_timeout  5m;

      ssl_protocols  SSLv2 SSLv3 TLSv1;
      ssl_ciphers  ALL:!ADH:!EXPORT56:RC4+RSA:+HIGH:+MEDIUM:+LOW:+SSLv2:+EXP;
      ssl_prefer_server_ciphers   on;

      access_log  /usr/local/var/log/nginx/3000_access.log;
      error_log   /usr/local/var/log/nginx/3000_error.log;

      location / {
        proxy_set_header Host $host;
        proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
        proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto $scheme;
        proxy_redirect off;
        proxy_pass http://local_3000;
      }
      
    }
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The custom/plugins/rbates/rbates.plugin.zsh file is required, ok if it's empty.

Might want setopt cshnullglob nullglob in your .zshrc as well to avoid wildcard errors bombing the script.

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This library appears to be very high quality and very well thought out. It doesn't pigeonhole you into any set back-end implementation, and focuses on a very flexible and intuitive front-end.

-Doug Puchalski
PENSCO
fullware

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I used ActiveScaffold on a large project in Rails 2.3. I was able to customize everything I needed but it wasn't easy for complex cases. I believe the main fork is not being upgraded to Rails 3.

I've been using ActiveAdmin and agree that it's beautiful and initially feels like a great choice to get started. However, I found myself spending a lot of time fighting the gem to build an app around it. I think it's best suited to use as a customizable scaffold system and that's it. One problem I had was that it uses a DSL-generated layout, so you can't integrate it easily into an existing app. It's really designed around management of resources, not as a general-purpose application framework. All in all, very powerful but it makes things that are easy in Rails a bit harder sometimes.

I'm investigating a switch to Rails Admin myself. It seems to be a bit less automatic and more the "Rails Way", but it may be too early to say.