Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Generating a controller and view, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
…We've seen how to create an access a Rails project,…but so far it's just a bunch a default code.…We want to customize it for our needs.…And we're going to start that process by…learning to create a controller, and a view.…Think back to our MVC architecture diagram that we looked at earlier.…We have a browser that sends request to our controller code and the…controller then makes whatever decisions it needs,…accesses the model if it needs to.…And then when its finally ready sends its…data onto the View, which constructs the presentation.…That is sent back to the browser as a web page.…
The Model and Database portion is optional.…The browser and controller and view portion…is the key triangle that has to happen.…It's the minimum amount that a Rails application needs.…The browser communicates with the controller, controller goes…to the view, view goes back to the browser.…And we're going to be focusing on just that triangle to begin with.…And we'll talk about the model layer a little later on.…Let's see how we create our controller in view.…
- 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 Beginner
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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