This is a bunch of tools and utilities to help developing Rails apps using tools like SimpleRecord, jquery, OpenID, Oauth, HTML5, etc.

Everything is mix-ins and methods so you can pick and choose what you want to use.

Features

  • Super easy OpenID and Facebook logins
  • User authentication
  • Timezone helpers
  • Sharing things in an app (Shareable mix-in)
  • Ready to go models (User)
  • Geolocation
  • API authentication to easily create secure API's

Installation and Configuration

Clone appoxy BASE project.

OR:

  • gem 'appoxy_rails'
  • Delete all prototype scripts in public/javascripts

Includes

User

Create a User model and extend < Appoxy::Sessions::User

ApplicationController

Add include Appoxy::Sessions::ApplicationController to your ApplicationController.

ApplicationHelper

Add include Appoxy::UI::ApplicationHelper to your ApplicationHelper.

Includes:

  • Date formatting based on current user's timezone.
  • flash_messages
  • error_messages_for

UsersController

Add include Appoxy::Sessions::UsersController to your SessionsController.

Includes:

  • User creation.
  • Timezone setting.
  • Geo location setting.

Callbacks

  • before_create
  • after_create

SessionsController

Add include Appoxy::Sessions::SessionsController to your SessionsController.

Includes:

  • Authentication
  • Password resetting
  • Logout

Callbacks

  • before_create
  • after_create
  • after_reset_password - good for sending out an email, eg: Mailer.deliver_reset_password(@user, @newpass)

appoxy_javascripts

Includes:

  • jquery
  • jquery ui

appoxy_header

Includes:

  • appoxy_javascripts

appoxy_footer

Includes:

  • Some debug stuff if in development environment.
  • Timezone script to get user timezone.

appoxy_geo_finder

Finds user's geolocation and sets on User object.

latest_news(feed_url)

Will display a feed of the specific url.

Authentication

Any controllers that require authentication to view, use:

before_filter :authenticate

OpenID

Facebook

Oauth

Sharing