Introduction to Active Scaffold Part I

I originally wrote this article for fifth issue of Rails Magazine. In addition to print version, you can download all issues of Rails Magazine in pdf for free. Not only that, they also allow authors to self-publish their articles on blogs etc. after 30 days of issue release. I hope rails beginners will particularly find this post useful. In this two-part series, I will trying to explain Active Scaffold from the ground up using a real world example. Introduction ActiveScaffold is a rails plugin that generates an ajaxified management interface based on the database tables.  It is an incredibly powerful, configuration-driven framework that automatically provides all CRUD…