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Comments by Houen

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Bitencode, I am SO glad I stopped by the comments section here after debugging for 3 hours :D thank you!

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To completely get rid of the SQL queries issue, you can use staugaard's wonderful kasket gem (that Zendesk also uses, so, you know, probably okay for production :D)

https://github.com/staugaard/kasket

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If anybody else wants to use caching in their decorators / presenters and use HAML, then this is how to do it:

include Haml::Helpers
def haml_cache(key, &block)
  self.init_haml_helpers
  buffer = haml_buffer.buffer
  h.with_output_buffer(buffer) do
    h.cache key do
      h.concat(yield)
    end
end

end

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Does anyone know if / how / links to an API or such that will allow me to pull for instance just one graph into my Rails app, for example for showing number of visits to a user's page on that user's dashboard?

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There is a little information about doing so here: https://github.com/paulasmuth/fnordmetric/issues/60

I've just now asked for an example / gist

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You are both right and wrong. Redis is a memory-only key-value store, but you are free to specify dump intervals in your redis config where it saves its contents to disk. Check the docs for more.

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Javier, I am, along with Bootstrap-Sass. See my above comment for an initializer that works, when used alongside the Formtastic-bootstrap gem (sorry, dont know for simple_form)

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If you are using bootstrap-sass, and want to get will_paginate working flawlessly, add the following in an initializer (e.g. config/initializers/will_paginate.rb):

if defined?(WillPaginate)
  module WillPaginate
    module ActionView
      def will_paginate(collection = nil, options = {})
        options[:renderer] ||= BootstrapLinkRenderer
        super.try :html_safe
      end

      class BootstrapLinkRenderer < LinkRenderer
        protected

        def html_container(html)
          tag :div, tag(:ul, html), container_attributes
        end

        def page_number(page)
          tag :li, link(page, page, :rel => rel_value(page)), :class => ('active' if page == current_page)
        end

        def previous_or_next_page(page, text, classname)
          tag :li, link(text, page || '#'), :class => [classname[0..3], classname, ('disabled' unless page)].join(' ')
        end

        def gap
          tag :li, link(super, '#'), :class => 'disabled'
        end
      end
    end
  end
end
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If anyone else is using this combination, and need to create a "between" input (e.g. from date to date), it can be done with meta_search's between field (see how to add it in the meta_search docs), and add this input to Formtastic (/app/inputs/between_input.rb)

class BetweenInput < FormtasticBootstrap::Inputs::StringInput
  def to_html
    input_wrapping do
      label_html <<
      builder.multiparameter_field(method, {:field_type => options[:field_type]}, {:field_type => options[:field_type]}, input_html_options.except(:id))
    end
  end
end

(The .except :id is because Formtastic will othwise make both the between field's id's the same, which will mess up e.g. jQuery UI datepicker)

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Just to confirm that it is working: I am using the bootstrap-sass gem in a project right now with Bootstrap 2.0 and Formtastic 2.0 It works beautifully :-)

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To everyone needing to implement Solr in production mode, I have a couple of hints and warnings:

1) Use the official Apache guide to setting up Tomcat/Solr. It was by far the easiest for me to get working. It is found here: http://wiki.apache.org/solr/SolrTomcat

2) Remember to set the path: in your sunspot.yml. In the case of the example from the guide, this is: path: /solr-example

3) If you're going to search for special characters, such as æ ø å (Danish characters), you need to add UTF-8 encoding to your tomcat config file, as described here: http://e-mats.org/2008/04/solving-utf-8-problems-with-solr-and-tomcat/
and here: http://wiki.apache.org/solr/SolrTomcat#URI_Charset_Config

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For others getting Errno::ECONNREFUSED: Connection refused - connect(2) errors when testing Solr-enabled models with Cucumber, put this in your env.rb file:

Sunspot::Rails::Server.new.start
at_exit do
Sunspot::Rails::Server.new.stop
end

This will start up your solr server when your tests start, and shut it down afterwards.