Rails App Templates

Over the holidays I had my first experience contributing to Rails by adding test coverage and a bit of a refactor to Jeremy Mcanally’s awesome Rails templating feature.

It’s finally going to be released as Part of Rails 2.3 (exciting!).

Ryan Bates released a great Railscast with a detailed overview of templates. Ryan does a great job as usual getting to the meat of the feature.

If you’re interested, I have my own Rails template as part of my ‘halpers’. It installs jQuery and a couple of plugins and gems – including a forked version of restful-authentication that has a shoulda test suite and email of login based authentication. I hope you enjoy this feature as much as I do.

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