Rails Authlogic + Subdomain_fu Template

The second free Rails startup skeleton written by DevInterface and releases under Rails MIT license is Rails Authlogic + Subdomain_fu Template.

Rails Authlogic + Subdomain_fu Template

This template works as a skeleton for any new Rails application (using Rails 2.3) that aims to provide authentication with subdomain support.

To install and run this template perform following actions:

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git clone git://github.com/devinterface/authlogic_subdomain_fu_startup_app.git
cp config/database.yml.example config/database.yml
rake gems:install
rake gems:install RAILS_ENV=test
rake db:migrate

Skeleton Behaviour

This template sets up a working application with support for authentication and subdomain.

Application workflow

  • Guest access a public section of the site (http://localhost:3000)
  • Guest chooses to register new account (http://localhost:3000/account/new), including itself as user, and becomes account’s owner
  • Accounts owner goes to his account (subdomain) url (http://useraccount.localhost:3000/login) and logs into his account
  • Accounts owner can add more users to it’s account (http://useraccount.localhost:3000/users/new)
  • Each created user can log into the account they belong

Skeleton features

Here’s a list of what this template sets up:

Rails
Javascript
  • jQuery as javascript framework instead of prototype
CSS
Testing
Other

Some other useful gems/plugins such as: