Sarmad Sabih, Jun 20
Quick Tip: DRY Up Your Model Validations Tests
Sam Sarmad shows how he removed a ton of duplicated test code when testing ActiveModel validations.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Jun 16
Create a Chat App with Rails 5, ActionCable, and Devise
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski writes this very thorough tutorial on creating a chat application with Rails 5, ActionCable, and Devise. This goes through how to authorize users to that chat and protect your web sockets with Rails. Very cool!
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Jun 13
Make Easy Graphs and Charts on Rails with Chartkick
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski shows you just how easy it is to make beautiful, interactive charts and graphs in your Rails app. Your users will love this.
Devdatta Kane, Jun 09
Expose Your Rails CRUD to the Browser with Databound
Jesus Castello, Jun 06
Exploring Cryptography Fundamentals in Ruby
Jesus Castello walks through the basics of cryptography using examples in Ruby. This is an excellent primer on crypto.
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, Jun 02
Learn Concurrency by Making a Countdown Latch in Ruby
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, May 26
Brush up Your Knowledge of Rails Associations
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski brushes up your knowlege of ActiveRecord associations in Rails. This review is excellent and will certainly teach you something new.
Devdatta Kane, May 23
Generate Barcodes with JRuby and Barcodes4J
Devdatta Kane writes this interesting piece on creating barcodes with JRuby and the Barcodes4J library. This is cool stuff.
Fred Heath, May 19
Get the Lowdown on Ruby Modules
Fred Heath takes you through the ins-and-outs of modules in Ruby. Learn where modules fit in the Ruby Object Model and how to use the effectively.
Nick Sutterer, May 16
Cells: A Deeper Look into Dependency Injection and Testing
Nick Sutterer, author of the Trailblazer framework, writes a deeper post on using the Cells gem to improve the Rails view layer.
Kingsley Silas, May 12
An in-Depth Look at Basic Rails Routing
Kingsley Silas dives deep into the basics of routing in Rails. Understand how URLs are mapped and some of the more obscure ways to set routes in Rails
Devdatta Kane, May 09
Easily Provide Excel Reports with Rails and jXLS
Devdatta Kane writes this straightforward tutorial on using jXLS and Rails to provide Excel reporting to your users.
David Bush, May 05
Use React Today in Ruby by Heading to Cuba
David Bush shows you how to use React in Ruby by bringing it into a Cuba web project. David is the author of the cuba_react gem.
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, May 02
Comparing Rails: Exploring WebSockets in Phoenix
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao implements a heat map using Elixir and Phoenix in order to demonstrate how Phoenix compares to Rails 5.
Devdatta Kane, Apr 28
An Introduction to Using JWT Authentication in Rails
Devdatta Kane defines JSON Web Tokens and shows how to use JWT authentication in Rails with Devise.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Apr 25
Geocoder: Display Maps and Find Places in Rails
Ilya Bordrov-Krukowski pens this tutorial on using the Geocoder gem with Rails. Learn how to find addresses, use maps, and locate coordinates in your app.
Katrina Owen, Apr 21
Exorcise Your Newbie Demons by Contributing to Exercism
Katrina Owen, creator of exercism.io, shows you how to contribute to the code lessons on exercism to grow both the site and your own skills.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Apr 18
Speed Things up by Learning about Caching in Rails
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski shows you how to speed up your app performance by demonstrating all the ways to cache in Rails.
Nick Sutterer, Apr 14
Introduction to Cells: A Better View Layer for Rails
Nick Sutterer, the author of Cells and Trailblazer, introduces Cells and how it makes Rails views better. Much better.
Kingsley Silas, Apr 11
Rails File Uploading You Can Believe in with Shrine
Kingsley Silas writes this Ruby on Rails tutorial about file uploads with Shrine. Shrine is an excellent file uploading toolkit for Ruby.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Apr 07
Generate Excel Spreadsheets with Rails and the Axlsx Gem
Ilya Bordrov-Krukowski shows you how to generate Excel files with Rails. Learn how to add style, formulas, and more in this useful tutorial.
Dhaivat Pandya, Apr 04
Ruby Interview Questions: Problem Walkthroughs
We've talked a bit about interviewing with Ruby and the basic tools of the game. In this article, we will consider some full problem walkthroughs.
Dhaivat Pandya, Mar 31
Ruby Interview Questions: LRU Cache and Binary Trees
Dhaivat Pandya covers two more Ruby interview topics: LRU Cache and Binary Trees. If you're interviewing any time soon, read this to get two more topics.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Mar 28
Zip It! Zip It Good with Rails and Rubyzip
Ilya Bordrov-Krukowski shows you how to accept and process a zip archive, as well as send one to your users.