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.
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.