Manfred Stienstra

Action packed controllers


over 3 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
Feature churn can really get bogged down in older Rails projects. One of the reasons is action packed controllers: the art of stacking actions on a controller...

The definitive guide to the Ruby on Rails development environment


over 2 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
Ruby as well as Rails started out simple. Over the years however, the number of tools in use by the average Rails developer has grown steadily. Even though...

More best practices for authentication in Ruby on Rails


over 2 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
In a previous article we discussed some basic sensibilities about accessors in the controller and views, and storing authenticated sessions in your database...