Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:41 PM

Allow users to edit calculations

Domain:

Development

Description:

to reduce creating multiple results if a user wishes to see how different inputs affect the output

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Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:51 PM
guide
Recently, while creating a subscription checkout form using Stripe Elements, I wanted to list the plans along wth their pricing and details. The form uses a collection input to list the plans as radio buttons, but the methods in this guide should work for checkboxes and selects.  Here is the input statement that we are working with for starters: <%= f.input :plan_id,   collection: Plan.published, as: :radio_buttons %> Currently, this will display the following label and radio buttons (Note that this label is provided using I18n): Please select your plan: ○ plan 1 ○ plan 2 I already have text with instructions...more
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:23 PM
guide
Basic steps to create a new app using Rails API with a React frontend, then deploy on Heroku.
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:00 PM
guide
When your content doesn't fill the page, the footer won't stay at the bottom of the page by default.  There are a lot of solutions available to solve this with javascript, CSS tables, and using .fixed.  I don't like these hacky solutions that provide inconsistent results.  Using CSS flex, you can achieve the desired results consistently using only CSS. First, add a class to your body. I prefer to use the site name for easier file searching. In this case, let's name it sample. <body class="sample-body"> ... </div> Next, wrap your content like so: <body class="sample-body"> <div class="sample-content"> ... </div>  ...more
Fri May 18, 2018 1:12 PM
guide
Problem: Ransack will only search for one keyword or phrase such as, "Jumpity Jump", without quotations. Using quotations or commas such as in "Jumpity Jump" or, "Jumpity, Jump" (with or without quotations). returns a blank result. Test conditions: Randomly selected records were edited to include varied words/phrases in searched fields, such as in the following examples: jump jumpity jump jimpity jump jump rabbit jumpity jumpity rabbit Solution: Custom predicates added to initializer based on Stack Overflow answer linked at end.more
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:33 PM
guide
The ability to like or favorite posts is very common on websites. This guide will show you how to add this functionality to your Rails 5 application without adding unnecessary bloat from gems. This guide assumes that you have already implemented posts (or similar) and users to your application and will not cover these steps. Let's go over some design considerations before we begin. While everyone can view a post, only authenticated users can like posts by clicking a link or icon.  We're keeping it positive by just tracking likes.more
Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:00 PM
guide
Assuming that you have Rails and PostgresSQL already installed on your workstation, follow the steps for a new or existing Ruby on Rails app according to your needs. more