Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, May 04
Steam-Powered DOTA on Rails
Ilya Bodrov dives into the Steam API to authenticate and retrieve match data for DOTA. This is a very interesting foray into a different API.
Vasu K, Apr 30
Stripe Subscriptions in Rails
Vasu K walks through how to setup a subscription-based service using Stripe in Rails. Subscription plans are notoriously hard to setup, but this is easy.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Apr 23
Rails Authentication with OAuth 2.0 and OmniAuth
Ilya Bodrov continues the Authentication in Rails series, covering OmniAuth and OAuth 2.0. Ilya configures Twitter, Facebook, and other providers.
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, Apr 20
Ru: Ruby in Your Shell
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao explores Ru, a utility that bring Ruby to the command line. Benjamin runs through several examples of using Ruby to make CLI tasks easy.
Dhaivat Pandya, Apr 16
RethinkDB in Ruby: Map Reduce and Joins
Dhaivat Pandya continues exploring RethinkDB in Ruby, focusing on Map Reduce and Table Joins. See how RethinkDB takes a complex map reduce and makes it easy
Jesse Herrick, Apr 13
Jekyll on Rails
Jesse Herrick combines Jekyll, the most popular static-site generator, with Rails, the most popular dynamic site framework. Use the right tool for the job.
Richard Schneeman, Apr 09
Why is Rubygems Slow?
Richard Schneeman dives into what really happens when you install a Ruby gem. The post is deep and illuminating and will teach you something about gems.
Dhaivat Pandya, Mar 30
RethinkDB in Ruby
Dhiavat Pandya walks through an introduction to RethinkDB. He explains the concepts behind this NoSQL database, as well as examples of using it in Ruby.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Mar 26
Devise Authentication in Depth
Ilya Bodrov continues the Authentication in Rails series by looking at the most popular authentication gem: Devise. Basic setup to using extensions.
Jesse Herrick, Mar 23
Markdown Processing in Ruby
Jesse Herrick runs several Markdown processing Ruby gems through the ringer to find the cream of the crop. Features and Benchmarks lead the way.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Mar 16
Magical Authentication with Sorcery
Ilya Bodrov pens a comprehensive tutorial on implementing Rails authentication with Sorcery.
Deepak Kumar, Mar 12
Schedule Cron Jobs with the Whenever Gem
Glenn Goodrich, Mar 09
Leaderboards on Rails
Glenn Goodrich offers this post on how to make a versatile leaderboard web application with Rails and the leaderboard gem.
Dhaivat Pandya, Mar 05
Volt: Assets, Components, and Routes
Dhaivat Pandya goes a bit deeper with Volt, looking at how it handles assets and routes. He also covers Volt's idea of a component to break up an app.
Robert Qualls, Feb 26
Loading Code with Ruby
Robert Qualls dives into the Ruby load path, including how ‘require’ works, how ‘load’ works, and how to make sure your code always gets loaded.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Feb 23
Activity Feeds with Rails
Ilya Bodrov shows you how to create an Facebook-like activity feed in Rails. This is a very cool way to add something new to your site.
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, Feb 16
Free Static Sites with Middleman and GitHub
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao explains how to create a blog with Middleman and host it for free on Github. This simple workflow will have you blogging in no time.
Vasu K, Feb 12
Image Processing with Rails
Vasu K dives into using Rails to create and manipulate images. Learn how to upload images, create multiple versions, and optimize the images for the web.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Feb 06
YouTube API, Version 3 on Rails
Ilya Bodrov instructs you how to use the newest version (3) of the YouTube API. Ilya has written previous posts using previous versions, so he knows.
Dhaivat Pandya, Feb 04
Real-time Web Apps with Volt in Ruby
Dhaivat Pandya explores Volt, a Ruby framework for building real-time applications. Volt makes it easy to sync client and server data, making real-time real
Robert Qualls, Jan 29
Decoupling with Lotus
Robert Qualls explores Lotus, a Ruby web framework that aims to make MVC more object-oriented. No monkey patching, for the win!
Dhaivat Pandya, Jan 22
Abder-Rahman Ali, Jan 12
Ruby on Medicine: Converting DICOM to JPG
This article is the first article in the Ruby on Medicine (RoM) series focused on how Ruby can be applied to the medical domain.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Jan 08
Messaging with Rails and Mailboxer
Mailboxer is a Rails gem that is a generic messaging system that handles conversations with one or more recipients and sends notifications via email.