How to

Use This Technique to Beautifully Manage Your Database

If you've ever said to yourself, "I'd love to learn how to use a database, but I don't have time to learn SQL, PSQL or any of those funky coding languages!" 

... then I have something you. 

Active Admin! 

It's beautiful. It's free. And best of all, you can get started by adding just 1 line of code to your Rails app. 

Watch the video above to learn the "Who, What, Why & When" in less than two minutes. And then give Active Admin a try. 

PS. Don't have time for coding right now? Click here to view a running demo of Active Admin that you can peak at. 

Video Highlights 

  • Active Admin helps you manage data (and your database) using Rails.
  • With Active Admin you can quickly create, read, edit and delete data.
  • Active Admin is free (and open source). You can get started right now by visiting Active Admin on Github or by adding the following to your gemfile: 
gem 'activeadmin', github: 'gregbell/active_admin'

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Chris Castig

Chris Castig

Chris is a lifelong learner who doesn’t believe that learning stops when class stops. Known affectionately as “Castig,” he loves teaching, exploring new media, and continuously crafting new ways to deliver excellent (and enjoyable) ways to learn. He’s a developer, musician, and student of improv; he’s built a speciality in UX strategy and Front-end with ten years developing digital products for the likes of The Black Eyed Peas, Toyota, and American Express. In the past, he’s led on-site training programs for American Express, The New York Stock Exchange, and General Electric.