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Tagging Posts(Or whatever) in rails without any gems

Samuel Janes asked in Site Feedback

I've been creating a test app for a couple of weeks know, and want to have a tagging system. It would also be cool if it was polymorphic, so multiple models could have tags.

Thanks!

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Question - why do you want to not be using any gems? What exactly is your goal - to have a good tagging system or to learn how to implement tagging?

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Hi TRADEO
I want to do this without gems so that I get experince and learn from it. My goal is to learn how to implement one and make it good

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O.K., so if you want to learn, than these resources might help you:

https://www.google.bg/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=rails%20tagging%20from%20scratch

Otherwise, I would strongly advise you to use this:

https://github.com/mbleigh/acts-as-taggable-on

Btw, you can learn a lot if you have a look at the source code of ActsAsTaggableOn.

Cheers

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