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 …

Rails – Getting your rails application deployed on Heroku

So I’m creating another application for my portfolio that will be a tracking tool for sales professionals. In several previous positions I’ve been in charge of sales teams or even entire divisions. Part of being a good manager/director is helping the representatives with their cold calls. One of the most basic ways to help sales reps stay productive and profitable …