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

Rails URL Helpers in Javascript with JsRoutes

Use the JsRoutes gem to get Rails URL helper in your javascript code. No more hardcoding URLs on the client, FTW!
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.