Social Media Integration
- Create a person using the scaffold generator
- Show rake:db:migrate
- Set the root URL to people#index
- Show the resources routes
- Show the person_params method
- Show validation
- Create a profile object using the scaffold generator with name and description fields
- Talk about bloated user models
- Create a belongs_to relationship by adding the foreign key
- Show rake db:migrate:reset
- Show an after hook to create and destroy the profile
- Talk about REST
- Create profile controller with edit (GET) and update (POST) methods
Update Person Show
- Add the profile to the person show
- Talk about partials - extract into a partial
- Talk about layouts - demonstrate a layout
- Talk about assets - demonstrate an SCSS asset
- Adjust your person/show.html.erb to show all the fields of the profile.
- Improve the output of the person/show.html.erb page a little.
- Improve the output of the person/index.html.erb page. Remove the html table.
- Create a header for your site in application.html.erb.
- Extract your header into a partial.
- Extend your profile with a field of your choice. Display it on the person/show.html.erb page. Modify the profile migration and use rake db:migrate:redo to load it in.
- Create a session controller with new, create and destroy methods
- Add the user id to the session on create
- Get the current_user in a before_filter on application_controller
- Create a helper to check login and redraw the top bar and admin links
- Create a not_authorised method in application_controller to redirect to login if the user clicks person#show
- Create a filter on the Person method
- Attempt to implement the session#destroy method (it should remove the user ID from the session)
- Add a top nav bar to your site. It should have a link to your profile, and a link to the index of people.
- Add a link to edit your profile to the header.
- Why do you think storing the User ID in the session might be problematic? Can you think of a better approach?
- Have a look at the Rails Authentication Guide: http://guides.rubyonrails.org/security.html
- Implement login properly using has_secure_password
Further Further Exercise
- Create a Status object, so the user can set their current status.
- The person has_many :statuses
- The status belongs_to :person
- Show a has_many method