Shared assets for the NYU Libraries including stylesheets, javascripts and images.
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Rails 4.1.x and Bootstrap 3

No more :assets group in Gemfile:

gem 'sass-rails', '5.0.0.beta1'
gem 'compass-rails', '~> 2.0.0'
gem 'mustache', '0.99.4'
gem 'mustache-rails', github: 'NYULibraries/mustache-rails', tag: 'v0.2.3', require: 'mustache/railtie'
gem 'nyulibraries-assets', github: 'NYULibraries/nyulibraries-assets', tag: 'v4.6.1'

Note that mustache has been locked into 0.99.4. That's because > 0.99.4 broke the functionality and semantic versioning, clearly not a backwards compatible patch. There have since been updates but this gem has not been updated to reflect those changes yet.

Note that mustache-rails was forked and locked in at v0.2.3. This is because the former maintainer took the code off rubygems. The long term goal is to remove the dependency on this and switch to something that is maintained.

Rails 3.x and Bootstrap 2

In your gemfile,

group :assets do
  gem 'sass-rails', "~> 3.2.9"
  gem 'compass-rails', "~> 1.0.3"
  gem 'nyulibraries-assets', :git => "git://", :tag => "3.2.6"
  gem 'mustache-rails', github: 'NYULibraries/mustache-rails', tag: 'v0.2.3', require: 'mustache/railtie'


Import "nyulibraries" in your SCSS file of choice to get all NYU Libraries and Bootstrap styles, mixins and variables!

@import "nyulibraries";


Currently assumes that you're using Sprockets

You can include the NYU Libraries javascripts through two methods. In this case, Sprocket's //= (#= in CoffeeScript) require directives.

We have a helper that includes all available javascripts and preps BobCat elements:

// Loads all NYU Libraries javascripts and preps BobCat elements
//= require bobcat

We have a helper that includes all available javascripts without prepping BobCat elements:

// Loads all NYU Libraries javascripts without prepping BobCat elements
//= require nyulibraries

You can also load individual modules, provided you sort out any related dependencies.

//= require nyulibraries/popover

Tooltips and Popovers

NYU Libraries Popovers use Twitter Bootstrap's Tooltips and Popovers

NYU Libraries Tooltips and Popovers leverage the Builder pattern to chain Bootstrap options so you can do something like this

$ ->
  new window.nyulibraries.Popover('.someclass').html(false).trigger('click').init()

There are 4 classes of Tooltips/Popovers

  1. Tooltip - Bootstrap tooltip
  2. Popover - Bootstrap popover that can load HTML from an external source
  3. HoverPopover - Popover with extended hover scope that allows users to mouseover the popover.
  4. PartialHoverPopover - Hover popover that loads partial HTML (truncates after 250 chars) from an external source

HoverPopovers are enabled by default on any element that has a class with the substring "popover" ([class*="popover"]).

In BobCat, Popovers are enabled for tab tooltips and a HoverPopover is enable for the My Workspace help icon.

Icons and Sprites

NYU Libraries assets have sprites built in using Compass.

The following lines in your SCSS will generate sprites from the all PNGs in #{images_path}/icons:

@import "compass";
@import "icons/*.png";
@include all-icons-sprites;

Read more about Spriting with Compass.