rails search form - searching multiple attributes

Rails Search Form – searching multiple attributes with one search bar

On the custom CRM I built users could originally search for clients or prospects by searching for the company name or the website. When I first created this ability I had two search forms (one for company name and one for website) side by side, along with the ability to view all companies in the database based on the company …

Rails – Maintaining Active Record Associations through edit form partials the hard, then easy, way

Today’s post is something of a cautionary tale. It’s from a friend of mine who would totally work on a solution for days and then find a much easier and efficient solution that renders all of his work useless right before he writes a post about said now ridiculous solution. Obviously it’s not about me – by reading further you …

Rails – Organizing the Index page and searching by topic

All of the companies in my custom CRM have a topic associated with them – these range from “Architecture” to “Outdoor” companies.  Several users want to be able to view a list of companies under each category before they begin compiling their own lead list of companies to contact so today we’ll set up an option on our index page …