Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Links, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
…We now understand how a single request response cycle works.…From the browser request all the way to the returned HTML page.…So far we've been testing these out by typing a URL into the browser.…What we need now are links that we can put on our templates.…And then a user can click a link to make a new request.…In this movie, we'll learn how to create links in Rails.…This is a basic HTML link.…The text that we want to display for the link is inside the A tags.…In this case, it's index page.…And the link, target, is inside the quotes, right after href equals.…
So, in this case, it's slush demo slush index.…This link would display index page as text.…And when we clicked it, it would take us to the page, demo index.…We can absolutely use this basic HTML link inside our templates.…There's nothing wrong with it.…It would do what we expect.…It's just HTML.…And our ERB is going to turn anything that we create in rails into HTML anyway.…So this is a perfectly valid approach.…However it's uncommon to see this inside rails applications because…
- 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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