Learn how to use asset pipeline to add image to a Ruby on Rails application. Images in an application are generally either part of the interface (such as backgrounds, buttons, or icons) or user-provided images (such as product images or photographs). Each type is handled differently. Rails has an image_tag helper method to make adding an image to a template easier. There is also a special stylesheet helper method which is useful for referencing images inside stylesheets.
Those users don't have to just be the general public.…They also could be admins who are uploading…product images, photographs, or images meant…to accompany paragraphs of text.…As a general rule of thumb,…you should put your core application UI images…inside asset pipeline, that is,…inside /app/assets/images.…But any user-supplied images that are related to content…should go in /public/images and not be managed…by asset pipeline.…If you want your application to allow users…
- Creating and configuring a new Ruby on Rails project
- Generating controllers and views
- Handling server requests
- Using different types of routes
- Rendering and viewing templates
- Generating migrations and models
- Creating, updating, and deleting records
- Finding records with queries
- Understanding relationship types
- Writing controllers for CRUD
- Working with layouts and helpers
- Managing application assets
- Building forms
- Validating data
- Authenticating users
Skill Level Beginner
1. What Is Ruby on Rails?
2. Get Started
3. Controllers, Views, and Dynamic Content
4. Databases and Migrations
5. Models and ActiveRecord
7. CRUD, REST, and Resourceful Routes
8. Controllers and CRUD
9. Layouts, Partials, and View Helpers
12. Data Validation
13. Controller Features
14. User Authentication
15. Improve the Simple CMS
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