This month at Austin on Rails is all about Rails forms and views - from forms internals to high-level UI frameworks. Learn how to hack the default form builder, extend it, or replace it completely with Formtastic!
Forms, FormBuilders, Helpers, and Tags - Scott Bellware
Compose more complex form helpers from Rails’ defaults, or build your own from scratch. Reduce duplicated view code and standardize UI implementation on your team by wrapping, extended, or replacing existing form tags and controls. Customize the FormBuilder and take control of views and form markup. This talk will go over the internals of the form builder and form helpers, demonstrating the evolution of a plain old view helper into a form helper touching on useful bits and pieces of Rails internals along the way.Continue reading »