Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 19
Tracking Common Rails Performance Issues with Skylight
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski runs through several common Rails performance problems, showing how to find them via Skylight, and how to fix them.
Sarmad Sabih, Sep 12
Continuous Deployment of Rails with SemaphoreCI
Sarmad Sabih walks you through every step of continuous deployment a Rails app to EC2 using Bitbucket, Capistrano, and SemaphoreCI.
Glenn Goodrich, Sep 08
Quick Tip: The Many Ways to Create a Hash in Ruby
Glenn Goodrich shows that, although there are many ways to create a Hash in Ruby, they are all just a bit of child's play.
Vinoth, Sep 05
Pry: A Simple Start
Vinoth makes a simple introduction to some of the best features of Pry, a replacement REPL for Ruby's IRB.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 01
Better Nested Attributes in Rails with the Cocoon Gem
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski shows you how to do nested forms and attributes in Rails with the Cocoon gem.
David Bush, Aug 25
Tools for a Modern Ruby Development Setup
David Bush shows you some of the development tools he uses to be more productive in Ruby.
Ardian Haxha, Aug 22
Create a Slack Bot to Interact with Your Wiki
Ardian Haxha shows you how to accept our new bot-based overlords and write your own Slack bot using Ruby and Sinatra. Assimilate!
Christopher Vundi, Aug 18
Tap User Interests with Curated Feeds in Rails
Christopher Vundi walks through setting up an interest feed model and application for your users in Rails.
Jesse Herrick, Aug 15
Plugs Are to Elixir What Rack Is to Ruby
Jesse Herrick compares Plugs in Elixir to Rack in Ruby. Learn a bit of Elixir and its elegance with middleware and plugs.
William Kennedy, Aug 11
Building Roman Numerals in a Day with Ruby Metaprogramming
William Kennedy uses a simple example of making integers into Roman numerals to show off Ruby metaprogramming.
Vahob Rasti, Aug 08
Asynchronous Multiple File Upload with Rails and Dropzone.js
Vahob Rasti uses Dropzone.js to equip a Rails application with multiple file, asynchronous upload.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Aug 04
Practical Graphs on Rails: Chartkick in Practice
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski runs through a very practical example of using Chartkick to create a graph with Rails.
David Bush, Aug 01
The Ins and Outs of Debugging Ruby with Byebug
David Bush shows you some basic and advanced techniques with Byebug, the definitive debugger for Ruby 2.0.
Glenn Goodrich, Jul 28
Unbundling Bundler: A Thorough Look at Bundler's Utilities
Glenn Goodrich takes another deep dive into the world of Bundler, this time focusing on the utilities that ship with Bundler.
Glenn Goodrich, Jul 25
Gemfile Mining: A Dive into Bundler's Gemfile
Glenn Goodrich takes a deep dive into the Gemfile, the core of Bundler's excellent dependency management ecosystem.
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, Jul 21
A Quick Dive into the Crystal Programming Language
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao takes a quick dive into Crystal, a new programming language that is statically typed and compiled but has Ruby syntax.
Ardian Haxha, Jul 18
Automate Docker with the Remote API and Ruby
Ardian Haxha demonstrates how to use the Docker Remote API and Ruby to perform Docker tasks like image and container creation.
Kingsley Silas, Jul 14
A Look at Content Management Systems in Rails
Kingsley Silas compares several Rails-based Content Managment Systems giving use cases, pros, and cons for each.
William Kennedy, Jul 11
Quickly Process API Requests with Shoryuken and SQS
William Kennedy demonstrates using SQS and Shoryuken to process queued requests to a third-party API. Very useful
Glenn Goodrich, Jul 07
A Recipe for mRuby Raspberry Pi? Just Add h2o!
Glenn Goodrich explores the Raspberry Pi platform using mRuby and the h2o web server. Learn how to make a quick API or capture a camera image.
Dhaivat Pandya, Jul 05
Control the Physical World with Ruby and Artoo
Dhaivat Pandya takes you on a tour of Artoo, a Ruby-based platform aimed at making working with embedded systems and Ruby a breeze. Boop Beep Boop!
Sarmad Sabih, Jun 27
Deliver the Mail with Amazon SES and Rails
Sarmad Sabih demonstrates configuring Amazon's Simple Email Service with Rails, allowing you a cheap email solution from your app.
Vinoth, Jun 23
Liberate Your Search in Rails with Tags
Vinoth demonstrates how to take a complicated search model and open it up with tags. This is a tried and true approach to improving search on both ends.
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.