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Forum Series Part 1: Architecture Discussion

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Good start Chris! btw, would be nice if you do granular commits on github, everything in 1 commit make it "harder" to follow

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That was my bad. I realized I hadn't been making commits while recording but I'll try to do that in the future.


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Chris, I'm so excited you are doing this series! Thank you so much.

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hi,i am learning this too,have another chat method?


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When I was learning Ruby on Rails I also write simple forum with Ruby on Rails. You can check it out:
https://github.com/MatUrban...


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I'm going to have a hard time waiting for the next part of this series :) Great screencast!


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Too cool --this is exciting!! Thanks


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Would it be possible to add categories to this? With like forum_thread belongs to categories and categories has many forum _threads?

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Absolutely! I'd set it up the way you mentioned where categories are higher level than forum threads. Then you could have categories#index as the root of the application and list out those, then forum threads inside. That's basically how http://ubuntuforums.org/ operates.


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Major props to this video, as well as ALL of your other screencasts. I've been doing Rails for a little over a year now, but I can really appreciate the subtle 'beginner' things that you mention, such as the simple associations explanation, in your videos; I feel like that definitely helps some people who are wanting to dive into Rails at an early level. Keep up the good work Chris!


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Just awesome! I wonder how many videos are in this series... Can't wait!


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Zomgad this is awesome! Thanks Chris!


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I appreciate the series style a lot. It just helps to see how everything fits together. And since I haven't worked on an app for more than 6 months now, this part is a nice refresher.


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Oh, thank you so much! really useful


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