Avatar is a collection of Ruby utilities for displaying avatars.
Avatar currently supports the following sources:
Gravatar (see www.gravatar.com)
file_column (see www.kanthak.net/opensource/file_column/)
chains of sources (e.g. file_column if exists; otherwise default constant URL)
Avatar currently supports the following views:
ActionView (Rails), through avatar_tag
AbstractView (any framework), through avatar_url_for
in RAILS_ROOT/app/helpers/people_helper.rb require 'avatar/view/action_view_support' class PeopleHelper include Avatar::View::ActionViewSupport end
in RAILS_ROOT/app/views/people/show.html.erb: <%= avatar_tag(@current_user, :size => 40) %>
none for basic functionality
will integrate with ActionView
will integrate with the file_column Rails plugin
sudo gem install avatar
(The MIT License)
Copyright © 2008 James Rosen
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