Active Admin is a framework for creating administration style interfaces. In this blog, I have shared how can you use active admin gem in rails easily.
First and foremost, active admin is released as a Ruby Gem. This gem needs to be installed within a Ruby on Rails 3 application.
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Steps to install and use active admin gem in your ruby on rails application
To install, simply add the following to your gemfile:
If you are using Rails 3.1, you must also include a beta version of MetaSearch and sass-rails:
# Gemfile in Rails >= 3.1
gem “meta_search”, ‘>= 1.1.0.pre’
After updating your bundle, run the installer
$> rails generate active_admin:install
This installer creates an initializer used for configuring defaults used by Active Admin as well as a new folder at app/admin to put all your admin configurations.
Migrate your database and start the server using these commands:
$> rake db:migrate
$> rails server
Visit http://localhost:3000/admin and log in using:
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