Darwinweb

Users and Comments

August 14, 2006     

When I started this site the goal was to roll out one revision a month. Agile development and all that. Unfortunately non-paying jobs have a way of finding the back burner.

Recent rails security issues got me off my butt and starting back up where I left off 6 months ago. My Rails knowledge has probably tripled in that time as well, so I was able to quickly fix some of the issues that were troubling me when I left off.

The result is the addition of users and comments. Behind the scenes I’ve added a huge facelift on the admin side which will make my life easier. I’ve tweaked some CSS issues and installed Paul’s Awesome Form CSS to create both the contact and comment forms.

Gabe da Silveira says…
August 15, 2006 at 11:23PM

Sorry! Comments were broken, but they’re fixed now, and with tests in place to make sure it doesn’t happen again (fingers crossed).

Paul Armstrong says…
August 16, 2006 at 3:14AM

Hooray for Awesome Form! Thanks for the awesome linkage.

Jonathan says…
January 22, 2007 at 5:23AM

How did you get around spam? I saw a contact form once that used a hidden text field, which shouldn’t be filled in by a real user. So if it is, the message is denied. It’s then passed through Akismet if it passes the first test. But it seems like a raw form would get nailed.