Rails plugins, gems, search engines, applications

Plugins & gems lists

Associations

http://www.workingwithrails.com/railsplugin/4801-has-many-polymorphs

Versioning of AR

http://github.com/fatjam/acts_as_revisable/tree/master

http://opensoul.org/2006/7/21/acts_as_audited

Scafolding

http://streamlinedframework.org/pages/about

Ajax pagination with JQuery

http://ozmm.org/posts/ajax_will_paginate_jq_style.html

Find_by_param is a nice and easy way to handle permalinks and dealing with searching for to_param values

http://github.com/bumi/find_by_param/tree/master

Asset Plugin – better than rails 2.0 integrated

Asset Packager

Image Magic

http://vantulder.net/rails/magick/

OpenID

http://wiki.rubyonrails.org/rails/pages/OpenidLoginGenerator

http://github.com/technoweenie/restful-authentication/tree/master

http://github.com/mrflip/

Model graph visualize

Article on franzens.org

  • http://visualizemodels.rubyforge.org/
  • http://rav.rubyforge.org/
  • http://railroad.rubyforge.org/

Simple Captcha

http://expressica.com/simple_captcha/

Memcached stuff

http://townx.org/rails_and_memcached

Good rails 2.1 overview

memcached -vv -l 127.0.0.1 -p 11211 -m 256 -P /tmp/memcached.pid -u mongrel

memcached-tool 127.0.0.1

monitor the connections with the hidden option in the memcached-tool

echo $(($(netstat -nt | grep 11211 | grep -v WAIT | wc -l)/2)); ./memcached-tool 127.0.0.1:11211 dump > memdump; cat memdump

memcached-tool

alternative memcached client

PDF Output

http://ruby-pdf.rubyforge.org/pdf-writer/

http://rubyforge.org/projects/railspdfplugin/

Somone example report

Need to be checked: http://code.rubyreports.org/

Reporting

Sending Email

Inline email attachments plugin: http://flow.handle.it/past/2007/11/5/inline_attachment_now_official_rocks/

Wiki integration

http://github.com/queso/signal-wiki/tree/master

Repositories

http://github.com/mrflip/

Tutorials

Rails2.0 Video http://www.vimeo.com/425800

http://media.rubyonrails.org/video/rails_take2_with_sound.mov

http://akitaonrails.com/2007/12/12/rolling-with-rails-2-0-the-first-full-tutorial

http://akitaonrails.com/2007/12/12/rolling-with-rails-2-0-the-first-full-tutorial-part-2

Performance and Loging

Announcing Clientperf: Simple Client-Side Rails Performance

web statistics

http://www.railstat.com/wiki/FAQ

http://haveamint.com/about/feature_highlights – not free

production log analyzers

webstat like: http://watson.rubyforge.org/

speed: http://github.com/wvanbergen/request-log-analyzer/wikis

speed: http://ckhsponge.wordpress.com/2006/10/11/ruby-on-rails-log-analyzer-rawk/

pl-analyse: http://seattlerb.rubyforge.org/production_log_analyzer http://seattlerb.rubyforge.org/production_log_analyzer

Open source rails projects

Server setup

capistrano

mod_rails

  • http://www.sysadminschronicles.com/articles/2008/05/13/ubuntu-8-04-rails-server-using-passenger-part-2

nginx

  • check my post
  • gem install nginx_config_generator

One Reply to “Rails plugins, gems, search engines, applications”

  1. memcache – Monitor the connections

    netstat -ntp | grep memcached | wc -l; echo $(($(netstat -nt | grep 11211 | grep -v WAIT | wc -l)/2))

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