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How To Build A Forum Tutorial Series

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Forum Series Part 1: Architecture
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The first part of the Forum series, we talk about how the database and structure of the forum is designed

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Forum Series Part 2: Routes
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Designing routes for a forum and discussing how we can use those to improve the structure of our Rails application

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Forum Series Part 3: Nested Attributes and fields_for
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Learn how to use accepts_nested_attributes_for and fields_for to create forms that include associated models in them

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Forum Series Part 4: div_for
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The div_for method gives you easy access to creating id's and classes for your ActiveRecord objects in the views. It also makes for easy access to elements with CSS and Javascript.

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Forum Series Part 5: Email Notifications with Rails 4.2, deliver_later, and Previews
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Learn how to send email notifications to users with Rails 4.2 ActionMailer, deliver_later, and email previews

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Forum Series Part 6: Search with Ransack
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Search with Ransack through associations

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Forum Series Part 7: Time Zones using the local_time Gem
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A look into times, timezones, and how to handle it better with javascript