Ruby on Rails Blog Live Ajax Comments Previewing

It seemed strange to me that there was no default asynchronous comments on this web spiffy blog and I was never a huge fan of preview buttons myself so I hacked in a live preview! Go ahead and give it a whirl. This very simple code can be used for far more then the blog app typo that runs this site. It can observe any form you have on your sites or projects.

To implement it an your own blog, edit app/views/articles/_comment_box.rhtml and do the following:

Typo's Future means Plugins, Multiple Sites and More...

The future of Typo the blogging software is looking much brighter than ever before with careful thought being put into plugin Re-architecture. The problem with

the current system is that it makes it incredibly difficult to add plugins onto the typo blogware without adding them to core. That means that the core of the blog becomes extremely bloated with all your extensions resulting in a messy ruby on rails application with files all over the place.