‘Launching Soon’ – Helping Startups Build Online Identity Even before the Actual Launch

The process of brand building begins even before the actual website is launched. To have an eye-catching temporary ‘Launching Soon’ page can do a world of good for your online brand identity. It is the first step that lets you create initial buzz about your business and, therefore, it becomes imperative to have a dedicated ‘Launching Soon’ or ‘Coming Soon’ page in place. Needless to say that an aesthetic landing page embosses a long lasting and distinctive impression in the visitors’ psyche, ensuring a successful first step in climbing the long ladder. Quick Introduction about ‘Launching Soon’ ‘Launching Soon’ is a simple rails plugin that helps rails…

Upgrading Restful Authentication Plugin for Rails 3

Here at Vinsol, we love to be on cutting edge of Ruby on Rails. When I tried to use restful authentication generator plugin for Rails 3 app, I got ‘Could not find generator authenticated’ error. Generator system in Rails3 is now replaced with Thor which is a scripting framework that replaces rake and sake. Rails 2.x.x finds generators in generators/ or rails_generators/ directory of a gem or a plugin, but the new Thor based system looks for lib/generators/ or lib/rails_generators/ directory. I forked the original restful-authentication plugin and did the necessary changes to make it compatible with Rails 3.0.0.beta3. Updated code is available at http://github.com/Satish/restful-authentication and the…