Rails Asset Pipeline - Everything You Should Know. What is the asset pipeline?
This post covers a variety of topics related to the asset pipeline: Basic Usage There are two basic ways that the asset pipeline is used: File Structure Precompilation The first option looks like this: Integrating Bower with Rails, Sprockets, and the Asset Pipeline - Joe Lencioni. We tend to prefer convention over configuration, so when we first began using Bower to manage our front-end dependencies, we started with minimal configuration.
While this nicely put the files in the expected places, it was a hassle actually using the assets in our Rails app. Our basic initial approach was to symlink the assets that we wanted to reference from the bower_components directory into vendor/assets where Sprockets would notice them. While this worked in the short term, it was tedious to set up new packages, and was likely to break if the required assets were moved when upgrading dependencies. Ultimately, this felt like a hack. We decided that there must be a better way. Configuring Bower To get us out of the clunky situation of managing symlinks, we first wanted Bower to store its files in a Railsy location. Ruby on rails - Add folder to asset pipeline path?
Sydney, Australia Ruby on Rails Developers. Face it, you are a top developer, one of the best at your game, you eat lambda's for breakfast, refactor whole apps as an afternoon snack and bad code just trembles when you approach.
You are at the top of your game and nothing stands in between you and the code you desire. Yet, the Rails asset pipeline still trips you up, not once, not twice, but just about every time you try and use it. Here's a list of things that I have learnt that aren't necessarily obvious, that can help you tame this wild and savage beast. 1. Two options, precompile OR include, not both No CSS or JS files will be available to your app through the asset pipeline unless they are included in other files OR listed in the config.precompile directive (see #2 and #3 below). Only application.css and application.js are available by default of all the CSS and JS files. For example, you make a file in the assets folder called: app/assets/stylesheets/site.css.scss.
Asset Pipeline for Dummies - coderberry. The Rails asset pipeline is very powerful, but often misunderstood.
At the Utah Ruby User Group, most of the attendees aren’t sure how to use it fully in their Rails app. It’s considered as one of the magic features that Rails offers. I admit that I was confused as well and took it’s magic for granted. The Asset Pipeline. 1 What is the Asset Pipeline?