Markdown and Emoji with the html-pipeline gem Discussion
Awesome episode! I've used https://rubygems.org/gems/p... but html-pipeline looks like a great alternative. Loving the emojis !!
I would do the conversion from the raw markdown the user entered into sanitised HTML on save and store both the original user content (for editing etc) and html in the database. This means there is hardly any computation when your load the forum. The same could be accomplished by caching the page or fragment caching but I think this is a better solution.
:heart: ep! The emoji asset root cdn link seems expired. The more permanent way is to follow the https://github.com/github/g... steps copying the images to the public/images. The asset root is then localhost:3000/images/.
@excid3:disqus I refactored the markdownify method into a decorator instead of putting it in helpers. Admittedly I did it for practice generating decorators, but what is your opinion on the design decision?
I usually go for simplicity and don't use decorators for something like this. It's just a single method and I've already got a helper available so putting it there makes sense to me.
I find decorators are great for more complex things that manipulate record data into something more visible. A contrived example is a UserDecorator that has a "name" attribute that combines the "first_name" and "last_name" fields and does similar things for addresses. That rarely belongs in a model but it's a bit more logic than you'd want in a bunch of separate helper methods.
This cast is awesome, thanks. On Github, when you start typing the emoji name or mention (i.e., when you type ":hea..." or "@..." it pops up suggestion engine that allows you to choose what you want - a kind of auto-completion. any idea on how to implement something like that? I earched the documentation but couldn't find anything. of-course, the idea is to get some "real time" feedback and not just after you "pot" the mesage.
Any idea how to turn the Auto link to make a new tab, ie target = blank
Is going to be a episode also using mentions and At.js? With notifications on mentions?
Hi chris, i am facing an issue, when i try adding this gem my textfield gets disalbed why?
Thank you for the video :) check that https://github.com/tibastra... it may help you too ;)
Great video, is there a way I could customize the color of markdown formatting?