Admin users are critical, since they manage the users in your Ruby on Rails program. This video tutorial will give you a challenge on how to create the AdminUser CRUD necessary to organize and maintain the authorized site administrators roster. You'll learn how to build on user authentication to create new methods and named scopes to assemble and test the AdminUser CRUD; the video will also show you how to link CRUD to the Ruby on Rails main menu interface.
…[SOUND]…In this chapter, we'll spend some time improving our Simple CMS.…Up until this point, we've been doing a little work here…and a little work there as we learn about Rails' different features.…But now, it's time to start putting on a bit more…polish so that this can become a full and respectable working application.…And we're going to begin by doing another challenge assignment.…In this challenge, you will use what you've learned in all…the proceeding chapters to create an area for managing our admin users.…That is, the CRUD for maintaining the list of authorized site administrators.…
We never created the admin CRUD.…And now that we've set up our user authentication, we're ready to do it.…You should of acquired all the skills that you need for this challenge.…It's an opportunity for you to apply…and review everything that we've covered so far.…This is what real web development is like.…Let's go over the requirements and goals of this challenge.…First, I want you to go into the model for…Admin User, then I want you to do two things there.…
- Why use Ruby on Rails?
- Installing Ruby on Rails on Mac and Windows
- Rendering templates and redirecting requests
- Generating and running database migrations
- Creating, updating, and deleting records
- Understanding association types
- Using layouts, partials, and view helpers
- Incorporating assets using asset pipeline
- Validating form data
- Authenticating users and managing user access
- Architecting RESTful applications
- Debugging and error handing
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Is Ruby on Rails?
2. Installing Ruby on Rails on a Mac
3. Installing Ruby on Rails on a Windows Machine
4. Getting Started
5. Controllers, Views, and Dynamic Content
6. Databases and Migrations
7. Models, ActiveRecord, and ActiveRelation
9. Controllers and CRUD
10. Layouts, Partials, and View Helpers
13. Data Validation
14. User Authentication
15. Improving the Simple CMS
16. REST and RESTful Routes
17. Debugging and Error Handling
18. Introducing More Advanced Topics
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