Topic: Tutorial October - Results!

The results are in for our Tutorial October contest! We had lots of great tutorials posted over the last month or so, but here are the ones that really stood out!

1st Place:
Danger Stevens (Danger) with HOWTO: Make a Rails plugin from scratch

2nd Place:
Ryan Bates (ryanb), in a tie with himself, with Refactoring on Rails: Move to Model and Refactoring on Rails: Multiple Scopes in Controller

3rd Place:
Brad Pauly (bp) with HOWTO: Send instant messages in Rails

To the winners: We'll be in contact with you soon to get your details. We hope to have the prizes in your hands by the end of the month or sooner, depending on where you live. big_smile

To everyone else who contributed a tutorial: Thanks for your submissions! All of them were very good and we had a hard time choosing just three winners. We appreciate the work you put into them!

Thanks everyone!

vinnie - rails forum admin

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Congratulations on 1st place Danger! You certainly deserve it with the awesome tutorial. smile

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Congratulations everyone.
Ryan, you do help alot on this forum. Thanks for all great posts!

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Congrats to everyone who participated (and to everyone who gets to benefit from these great tutorials).

For anyone who is interested, here is a list of all the tutorials that were entered into the contest (in no particular order):

XSS and when h just ain't enough by raensene
HOWTO: Make a Rails Plugin From Scratch by danger
Refactoring on Rails: Move to Model by ryanb
Refactoring on Rails: Multiple Scopes in Controller by ryanb
Creating Two Models in One Form by ryanb
Editing Multiple Models in One Form by ryanb
Test Helper: Clean, Custom Assertion Messages by ryanb
Debugging on Rails: Reading Stack Traces by ryanb
Introduction to Form Helpers by ryanb
Programming Best Practices by ryanb
Advice to Rails Beginners: Follow Conventions by ryanb
Handy RJS Tips by ryanb
Using Autotest with Rails on Windows XP machines by daibatzu
Image uploads and resizing for Rails models with mini-magick by daibatzu
HOWTO: Send Instant Messages in Rails by bp

Also, there were a few tutorials that were submitted after the deadline:

Creating Many Models in One Form by ryanb
Creating a Variable Number of Models in One Form by ryanb
Getting Started With RESTful Rails by bp
Rails Migration For Beginners by vin (not eligible for obvious reasons)

Thanks again to everyone who entered and to all the amazing members of this forum!

Josh Catone helps run this place
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Congrats to the Winners and
Thanks to all the Contributors.

I must agree with vin that all of them are very good.

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Congrats to everyone! This was a great idea and fun to take part in.

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Congratulations to all the winners! There were so many great tutorials to choose from. It was really hard to pick and really informative to read.

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Holy Moly!
This has been an excellent contest - I can't believe how much I've learned from so many talented programmers who submitted entries.  Ryan has been in peak form (as always) and there have been some really educational posts.  Congratulations everbody and thanks!

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Congrats everybody. Well done.

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Yay! Congrats to Danger (I'm wondering what plugin I should come up with someday?), and I really learnt a lot from ryanb's tutorials.

Thanks everyone.

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Thanks,Ryanb, You did help me a lot. \
My first website with RoR is almost done now.

Thanks