Name: [679] Ryan Bates
Member: 85 months
Authored: 36 videos
Description: Creator of Railscasts screencasts. ...

Railscasts Week 3 [ID:067]

a series of video-tutorials by Ryan Bates

Let Ryan Bates take you through a growing series of great Rails tips.

Video Tutorials

1. All About Layouts

Everything you wanted to know about layouts: global layouts, controller layouts, shared layouts, dynamic layouts and action layouts. Yes, there really are that many ways to specify a layout. Used with permission from Ryan Bates from railscasts.com, original video here. Uploaded on 11th April 2007, running time 6 minutes.

2. Layouts and content_for

If you want to change something in the layout on a per-template basis, content_for is your answer! This allows templates to specify view code that can be placed anywhere in a layout. Used with permission from Ryan Bates from railscasts.com, original video here. Uploaded on 11th April 2007, running time 3 minutes.

3. Filtering Sensitive Logs

Are you accepting sensitive user data? Passwords, credit card numbers, etc. By default, Rails stores all submitted parameters in plain text in the logs. This episode will show you how to filter this sensitive input so it doesn't show up in the log file. Used with permission from Ryan Bates from railscasts.com, original video here. Uploaded on 11th April 2007, running time 2 minutes.

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Educating the Open-source Community With Showmedo

Although as important as the software it supports, education and documentation are relatively neglected in the Open-source world. Coders love to code, and explaining how best to use or improve the software tends to be deferred or even sidelined.

At Showmedo we believe the community can play a vital role here and also say thanks for the tools and software that make our lives easier. If you have a piece of software you love or a programming langugage you are enthusiastic about, why not make a screencast showing others how to use it? All the stuff you wish you'd been told, the tips, tricks, insights that would have saved you time and frustration.

Screencasting is easier than you think, and we're happy to help you. You can emailus for advice or just use some of the how-to screencasts on the site. This screencasting learning-pathis a good place to start.

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