Running Tests in Ruby on Rails – Treehouse Quick Tip

Tests are small, automated Ruby programs that automatically test different parts of your applications. After writing some tests, you can run them using the “rake” command line application. Treehouse Ruby teacher Jason shows you how to run tests in this …Continue reading

Creating Vanity URLs in Rails

A vanity URL is a search engine optimized (SEO) URL. Instead of having a meaningless URL like wouldn’t be better and more meaningful? It’s fairly straightforward to make URLs nicer in Rails. I’ll walk you through the process. …Continue reading

What is a has_many :through association in Ruby on Rails? | Quick Tip

In this Treehouse Quick Tip, Jason demystifies the concepts behind what a has many :through association is in Ruby on Rails. We’ll figure out what a join table is, how different models fit together, and the syntax needed to make …Continue reading

How to Build a Ruby Gem with Guest Sam Soffes

Sam Soffes is a iOS and Rails software engineer, musician, wanna be designer, and burger connoisseur. He lives in Lousiville, KY right now, but will be moving back to San Francisco in the fall. He previously worked at Hipstamatic, but …Continue reading