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Track views in your Ruby on Rails application with the Impressionist gem.

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Here's another quickie I wrote to my benefit - I have bad memory! This helps me remember things for the future. :)

We've all been there as web developers, how do I keep track of views? How many people have seen this profile page? How many people have viewed this car listing page? You have to take into account a lot of different bits to make this work properly. From keeping bots at bay, to protecting against rogue wget trolls; it's a lot of work.

In Ruby on Rails there's a gem called Impressionist; and it let's you quickly and easily add view counters to your pages. Safely. Win-win?

I wrote a tutorial on my Tech.pro account showing you how to add it into an existing Rails application. Hopefully it helps you out. :)

http://tech.pro/tuto...pressionist-gem

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Bienvenidos! I'm a USA ex-pat living in Bolivia for the past 10 years. Web development is my forte with a heavy lean for usability and optimization. I'm fluent in both English and Spanish. I guest write for the popular Python website Python Central. Visit my website.

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