workshop-portal

A Ruby on Rails app to manage workshops

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Local Setup

  • bundle install Install the required Ruby gem dependencies defined in the Gemfile
  • cp database.sqlite.yml database.yml Select database config (for development we recommend SQLite)
  • rake db:create db:migrate db:seed Setup database, run migrations, seed the database with defaults
  • rails s Start the Rails development server (By default runs on localhost:3000)
  • rspec Run all the tests (using the RSpec test framework)

Setup using Vagrant (Virtual Machine)

If you want to use a VM to setup the project (e.g. when on Windows), we recommend Vagrant. Please keep in mind that this method may lead to a loss in performance, due to the added abstraction layer.

vagrant up # bring up the VM
vagrant ssh # login using SSH
cd hpi-swt2
echo "gem: --no-document" >> ~/.gemrc # disable docs for gems
bundle install # install dependencies
gem install pg # required for Postgres usage
cp config/database.psql.yml config/database.yml # in case you want to use Postgres
cp config/database.sqlite.yml config/database.yml # in case you want to user SQLite
exit # restart the session, required step
vagrant ssh # reconnect to the VM
cd hpi-swt2
rails s -b 0 # start the rails server
# the -b part is necessary since the app is running in a VM and would
# otherwise drop the requests coming from the host OS

Important Development Commands

  • bundle exec <command> Run command within the context of the current gemset
  • rspec spec/controller/expenses_controller_spec.rb Specify a folder or test file to run
  • rails c Run the Rails console
  • rails c --sandbox Test out some code without changing any data
  • rails g migration DoSomething Create migration db/migrate/*_DoSomething.rb.
  • rails dbconsole Starts the CLI of the database you're using
  • rake routes Show all the routes (and their names) of the application
  • rails assets:precompile Precompile the assets in app/assets to public/assets
  • rake about Show stats on current Rails installation, including version numbers
  • rspec --profile examine how much time individual tests take