Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video URL parameters, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
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In the last movie, we learned to create links, and we…learned how to specify the two most important parameters for that link.…The controller and the action.…But what if we want to send other parameters in the URL string?…If we were browsing a multi-page list, and we want to view only page 5.…We need to send that page number in our URL somehow.…In this movie, we'll learn how to work with URL parameters.…Remember that in HTML, URL parameters are the proportion…of the URL to the right of the question mark.…In this case page equals three and name equals Kevin.…
Those are two additional parameters.…Their Key value pairs seperated by ampersams.…That's just basic HTML.…We need to know is how to add those to…the rails URL hash that we're using when creating our links.…But because of their key value pairs, we just have…to add them as key value pairs in our URL hash.…When rails goes to generate the link, you will first…say okay, i'm going to need a controller for this link.…Have I been given a controller?…If not i'll default to the current controller.…
- 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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