Explorit is a Reddit Clone. Sign up for an Explorit account:

  • Access production site

  • Create account using name, email, and password (Gravatar)

  • Create topics and posts

  • Comment and up-vote or down-vote posts

  • Favorite posts and recieve email notifications when there is new activity on the post (ActiveMailer)


Languages and Frameworks:

  • Ruby on Rails

  • Bootstrap

  • Ruby version 2.2.1


  • SQLite (Test, Development)

  • PostgreSQL (Production)

Development Tools and Gems include:

  • BCrypt for secure passwords

  • SendGrid for email confirmation

  • FactoryGirl for test suite success

To run Explorit locally:

  • Clone the repository from Github here

  • Run bundle install

  • Create and migrate the SQLite database with `rake db:create and rake db:migrate`

  • Start the server using rails server

  • Run the app on localhost:3000