At some point, you may need to create custom forms in Active Admin for admin users to create records. Active Admin uses Formtastic, a FormBuilder DSL, to output these forms. In this post, I’m going to show you some of the things you can do with them.
The web is full of forms – they let us log in, create accounts, enter dates, check out online orders, and many other things. Users expect smooth and interactive web form experiences with immediate feedback on the state and validity of the information they’ve entered. AngularJS has some cool features that make it very simple […]
ReactiveCocoa is an FRP framework written for Objective-C that makes it easy to observe, compose, and transform values. Recently, I had an opportunity to truly leverage the power of ReactiveCocoa when I found myself facing a complex user interface that took a multitude of inputs from the user. The Problem The UI we were developing […]
Don’t base your user interface design off of your database design. Your users won’t like it. That sounds like a silly, obvious platitude, but I’ve seen these sorts of designs much more often than I expect. When your database has one table for users, one for groups, and one for companies, it’s an easy and […]