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Rails app template for the acts_as_trivia gem
# App template for generating acts_as_trivia enable applications
# See http://github.com/balinterdi/acts_as_trivia/tree/master
def ask_with_default(question, default='')
user_answer = ask(question).strip
user_answer.empty? ? default : user_answer
end
# generate a model class
model_name_and_attributes = ask_with_default("Define the model in Rails resource generate style. (e.g country name:string population:integer)", "country name:string population:integer")
model_name_and_attributes = model_name_and_attributes.split(/\s+/).select { |token| !token.empty? }
model_name, attributes = model_name_and_attributes.first.downcase, model_name_and_attributes[1..-1]
generate(:resource, model_name, *attributes.join(' '))
# generating a simple user class
generate(:resource, "user", "login:string", "password:string")
# install the acts_as_trivia gem
gem "balinterdi-acts_as_trivia", :lib => "acts_as_trivia", :source => "http://gems.github.com"
rake "gems:unpack"
# create acts_as_trivia related controllers and views and create a trivia question
trivia_about = ask_with_default("Which attribute of the model should the trivia be about? (e.g population)", "population")
trivia_displayed = ask_with_default("Which attribute of the model should be displayed in the trivia? (e.g name)", "name")
generate(:acts_as_trivia, model_name, trivia_about, trivia_displayed)
rake "db:migrate"
# create a default user
user_name = ask("A user name to create?")
run %(./script/runner "User.create(:login => '#{user_name}', :password => '#{user_name}')")
# create some model instances for the trivia (e.g countries)
attribute_names = attributes.map{ |attr_and_type| attr_and_type.split(":").first }
num_model_instances = ask_with_default("How many #{model_name} instances would you like to create? (0 to skip this)", 0).to_i
num_model_instances.times do |i|
puts "#{i+1}. instance"
attr_hash = {}
attribute_names.each do |attr|
value = ask("#{attr}:")
attr_hash[attr] = value
end
attr_values_stringified = attr_hash.map { |attr, value| ":#{attr} => '#{value}'"}.join(", ")
run %(./script/runner "model = #{model_name.camelize}.create(#{attr_values_stringified})")
end
file "app/controllers/trivia_answers_controller.rb", <<-EOS
class TriviaAnswersController < ApplicationController
before_filter :find_trivia
before_filter :find_user
def new
@trivia_objects = @trivia.get_subjects
end
def create
@trivia_answer = TriviaAnswer.new(:user_id => @user, :trivia_id => @trivia)
@trivia_answer.points = @trivia_answer.assess(params[@trivia.on.to_sym][@trivia.about.to_sym])
if @trivia_answer.save
flash[:ok] = "You got \#{@trivia_answer.points} right"
# show the solution for the trivia
redirect_to user_trivia_trivia_answer_path(@user, @trivia, @trivia_answer)
end
end
def show
@trivia_answer = TriviaAnswer.find(params[:id])
end
private
def find_trivia
@trivia = Trivia.find(params[:trivia_id])
end
def find_user
@user = User.find(params[:user_id])
end
end
EOS
file "app/views/trivia_answers/new.html.erb", <<-EOS
<% form_for :trivia_answer, @trivia_answer, :url => user_trivia_trivia_answers_path(@user, @trivia) do |f| -%>
<%= trivia_user_panel(@trivia) %>
<%= f.submit "Submit answer" %>
<% end -%>
EOS
file "app/views/trivia_answers/show.html.erb", <<-EOS
<% with_each_solution_value(@trivia) do |i, name, value| -%>
<p><%= "\#{i}. \#{name}: \#{value}" %></p>
<% end -%>
EOS
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