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RoR 101: Session 5


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  • 1. Building Web Apps with Rails V
  • 2. Recap● Generating Controllers● Nesting Resources ● Nesting in Routes ● Nesting in Controllers ● Nesting in Views
  • 3. First FMrails generate controller streamsindex new create destroyIn other words:rails generate controller <controller name> <actions>
  • 4. StreamsController should really...● Index - show all streams belonging to a station● New - show the form to create a stream belonging to a station● Create - take form data and saves a stream belonging to a station● Destroy - delete a stream from the database
  • 5. streams_controller.rbdef index @streams = Stream.allend We want to select a station and get all its streams
  • 6. Answer: were going to pass it in the url by nesting resourceshttp:// Were going to tell the routes to interpret this as :station_id
  • 7. Session 5: Authentication● User Model● Installing Gems with Bundler● Authentication with Devise
  • 8. Session 5: Authentication At present, anyone can CRUD (Create Read Update Destroy)
  • 9. Session 5: Authentication At present, anyone can CRUD (Create Read Update Destroy)Signed in Users Public
  • 10. Session 5: Authentication At present, anyone can CRUD (Create Read Update Destroy)Signed in Users Public
  • 11. Authentication: How?● Create a user model● Authenticate using email & password● Create a session● Were going to use Devise to do this
  • 12. Authentication: How? Devise Provides:● MVC components for authentication● A controller for creating / destroying sessions● A sign in form● Links / Routes to sign in / sign out
  • 13. Installing Devise with Install and manage gems Gems are specified in the gemfile This is found in the firstfm directory
  • 14. gem rails, 3.1.1# Bundle edge Rails instead:# gem rails, :git => git:// sqlite3# Gems used only for assets and not required# in production environments by :assets do  gem sass­rails,   ~> 3.1.4  gem coffee­rails, ~> 3.1.1 We can specify:  gem uglifier, >= 1.0.3end Versions Sourcesgem jquery­rails When to use themgroup :test do  # Pretty printed test output  gem turn, :require => false  gem minitestend The Gemfile
  • 15. Installing Devise Add the line gem devise To your gemfile, in the terminal run:bundle installrails generate devise:install
  • 16. Generating the User Model We will use Devises optional template to generate a user model.rails generate devise User This gives us: User Model Migration for User Controller & Views for Users User Routes
  • 17. Generated User Model & StuffCheck out routes with rake routesIn models/user.rb:devise :database_authenticatable, :registerable, :recoverable, :rememberable, :trackable, :validatable (A variety of modules provided by devise)
  • 18. Adding the User Model Once youre happy, run the migration script:rake db:migrate … fire up the server and go to
  • 19. More Devise GoodiesReturns the user object for the signed in user.current_userReturns true or false whether the user is signed in.user_signed_in?
  • 20. Am I logged in?In views/layouts/Application.html.erb:<% if user_signed_in? %><p>hello <%= %></p><% end %>
  • 21. So where are these views?rails generate devise:views
  • 22. Task! Add Login LinksProvide links for our user to sign up, sign in / signout. (Hint! Check out the Devise wiki on Github)
  • 23. Authenticate!Is the user authenticated?authenticate_user!
  • 24. But be dry! Use a before filterbefore_filter :authenticate_user!
  • 25. But be dry! Use a before filter before_filter :authenticate_user! e.g. class StationsController before_filter :authenticate_user!, :except => [:index, :show]…