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Game Review Zone (update)

tyraino profile image royalterminal_ ・1 min read

GRZ Updated

Gaming Review Zone (GRZ - Pronounced as Gears) is a simple web app where you can create reviews about video games. I've created and built this project with Sinatra so I thought upgrading the code in Rails would be great idea!

The Process

I worked with Ruby on Rails along with ActiveRecord. I used devise to create my User class which added all of my user authentication.

I've created my Reviews and Games class and formed the has_many, belongs_to, and has_many_through relationship between them. I've added validations and a custom validation.

# app > models > game.rb

  has_many :reviews
  has_many :users, through: :reviews

  validates :title, presence: true, uniqueness: true
  validates :title, length: { maximum: 35 }
  validate :is_title_case

  def is_title_case
    if title.split.any?{|w|w[0].upcase != w[0]}
      errors.add(:title, "must be in title case")
    end
  end
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I've added Omniauth to the authentication system so users can be able to sign in with Google. I've added all of the necessary nested and non-nested routes in the config/routes directory.

# nested route

 resources :games do 
    resources :reviews, only: [:new, :show]
  end
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Overall

Being so comfortable with Sinatra, transitioning to Rails was a little tough. After working on this project, I was able to grasp it more. There's still so much to learn, but once again I've proved to myself that I can stick through.
JavaScript here I come! ✨

Chapter 3 completed 🎉
~ RoyalTerminal 👩🏾‍💻
// LEARN. LOVE. CODE. ♥

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