Design Inspiration #224

Design Inspiration from Klammerth, Bubba Kroketten, Eat Sleep Wear, Fruda, and Residential! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. Klammerth http://klammerth.at Bubba Kroketten http://www.bubba-kroketten.be Eat Sleep Wear http://www.eatsleepwear.com Fruda http://fruda.com Residential http://residentialbylandsecurities.com

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Creating Polymorphic relationships in Ruby on Rails

Polymorphic relationships are probably a topic you wouldn’t give a second thought to unless you really needed that exact type of functionality. A Polymorphic relationship is where a model can belong to more than one other model on a single association. The classic example of this is where you have many things that can be […]

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Importing demo data into a Laravel application

The on-boarding experience that your users experience when they are first getting to grips with your application will make or break you. Trying a new application is time consuming and will require a lot of investment and so your potential customers need to immediately understand exactly how you will solve their problems. A lot of […]

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Design Inspiration #223

Design Inspiration from ASSOS, Lunya, Sabé Masson, Groundswell PR, and B/C! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. ASSOS http://www.assos.com Lunya http://www.lunya.co Sabe Masson http://www.sabemasson.com Groundswell PR http://groundswellpr.com B/C http://bcdesigners.com

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Authenticating Users in Ruby on Rails

Authentication is something that almost all web applications need to deal with. But it can seem a bit intimidating for newbie programmers because authentication and security is not something you want to get wrong. A lot of tutorials recommend that you use a gem such as Devise. Devise is great, but it’s pretty overwhelming when […]

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How to create a Zip Archive in PHP

Zip is well recognised and is pretty much a universal filetype for sending multiple files together in one go. All good web applications should allow its users to export their data in a common format. But if your application has more than just data, this can get tricky. For example, if you project management application […]

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Design Inspiration #222

Design Inspiration from Riiot Labs, Hawk & Hen, UNO Knokke, Sunday Supply Co., and Firma! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. Riiot Labs http://riiotlabs.com Hawk and Hen http://hawkandhen.com Uno Knokke http://www.unoknokke.be Sunday Supply Co http://sundaysupply.co Firma http://www.firma.es

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TDD Active Record Models with MiniTest

A big part of the Ruby philosophy is testing. I think it’s hard to argue against the value of having a suite of automated tests that can run against your codebase to catch regressions. Test Driven Development is the process of writing tests to drive the implementation. By writing the test first you incrementally get […]

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Dealing with brute force attacks in Laravel

As soon as your web application gains any kind of traction you will become the target for brute force attacks. Whilst an all out attack is very difficult to fight against, there are certain things you can you put in place to try to thwart brute force attacks. In today’s tutorial I will walk you […]

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