Creating a search form

To create a search form, enter the following code form_tag: This is the default helper for creating a form. It’s first parameter, /search is the action and the second parameter specifies the HTTP method. For search forms, it is important to always use the method get label_tag: This helper creates an html “ tag. text_field_tag: This will create an input … 

 

Helpers for form elements

Checkboxes This will generate the following html “` I own a dog I own a cat [/ruby] Radio Buttons This generates the following HTML Text Area To create a larger text box, it is recommended to use the text_area_tag This will create the following HTML Number Field This will create an input element To specify a range of … 

 

Ruby – Methods

Methods provide a way to collect and organize programs statements and expressions into one place so that you can use them in an easy way and repeatedly when you want. The majority of Ruby’s operators are Methods. Here is an example of a definition of a method name hello def hello puts “Hellow, world!” end … 

 

Ruby Variables

Local Variables A local variable has a local scope or context. If defined within a method, its scope is kept within that method. Local variables must begin with either a lowercase letter or an underscore (_) Must not be prefixed with @, @@, or $ because they are reserved for other types of variables Instance … 

 

Fat Model, Skinny Controller

“Fat Model, Skinny Controller” refers to how the M and C parts of MVC ideally work together. Namely, any non-response-related logic should go in the model, ideally in a nice, testable method. Meanwhile, the “skinny” controller is simply a nice interface between the view and model. In practice, this can require a range of different … 

 

How to Install Rails 5 API

How To Setup Rails 5 API on Ubuntu Introduction This Rails layer will do nothing but provide an API which serves JSON, and process background jobs. Here are some of the things we will be setting up: Token based authentication with the devise_token_auth gem. A namespaced API Serialization with Active Model Serializers Testing with rspec …