Monday, February 27th, 2006

Ajax Scaffold Generator

Category: Prototype, Ruby, Showcase

>Richard White has created an Ajax Scaffold Generator for Ruby on Rails. This takes the default scaffolding that Rails produces, and turns it up a notch. Now your admin pages can do a lot of CRUD on the same page.

The latest 2.0 version of the tool features:

  • The generated scaffold code looks production ready: valid XHTML, CSS, fully styled.
  • It now uses a <table>
  • Its designed to be used as a component so you can easily create an admin console with a couple generated scaffolds.
  • A number of CSS styles have already been included for commonly used elements like required field labels, example field input and for some basic form layout control (explained later in this article).
  • Works on Firefox 1+, IE 6+ and Safari 2+ (It make work on others, but I haven’t tested anywhere else, so let me know what you find out)

Ajax Scaffold Generator

Related Content:

  • Ajax for Java
    DWR 1.0, designed to allow for easier Ajax development inside Java, has been released with remote JavaScript calls into Java, automatic JavaScript...
  • Ajax on Rails
    In this interview Ruby on Rails creator David Heinemeier Hansson, he talks about how Ajax has become part of its "full stack" in the new Rails 1.1....
  • Isomorphic releases Ajax system
    Isomorphic Software Inc. says its SmartClient Ajax GUI system can match the performance of desktop applications. The product will allow software...
  • How Google does Ajax
    Using the Google Web Toolkit (GWT) compiler to generate DHTML from sources written in Java is explained in this Tech Brief from TheServerSide...
  • Choosing an Ajax framework
    Your customers won't have to fear Ajax if they have the right tools to work with. Help them determine which Ajax-specific framework, library or...

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:58 am
2 Comments

++++-
4 rating from 82 votes

2 Comments »

Comments feed TrackBack URI

[...] I’ve been a little later than some other blogs in posting about this new scaffold generator released by height1percent.com, but thats because I’ve been busy tinkering with it and using it in one of my projects. [...]

Pingback by Straw Dogs Code Blog » Blog Archive » Rails Ajax Scaffold Generator — March 8, 2006

great tool!

Comment by Camilo — February 6, 2007

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.