Glenn Goodrich, Jan 04
Ideas for Improving the Ruby Language in 2016
Glenn Goodrich takes a look at the goals for the Ruby language in 2016. Diversity and language improvements make up the top of the list.
Glenn Goodrich, Dec 28
A Retrospective on Ruby in 2015
Glenn Goodrich takes a last look at 2015 in Ruby, treating the articles of the year a bit like features and stories in an Agile Retrospective meeting.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Dec 22
Watch: Controller Testing with Ruby
In this video you will learn how to write controller specs and isolate them from other parts of your application with the help of mocks and stubs.
Robert Qualls, Dec 21
Ruby Can Be Faster with a Bit of Rust
Robert Qualls introduces Rust to Rubyists, showing how to write a dynamic library to allow Ruby to consume Rust, making Ruby faster when it's done right.
Jesse Herrick, Dec 17
Max out Your TDD with Maxitest and Minitest
Jesse Herrick shows you Maxitest and how it enhances TDD with Minitest. Maxitest makes your tests a bit more readable and easier to use. Check it out.
Glenn Goodrich, Dec 15
How to Set Up a Rails App with CenturyLink’s AppFog & Bare Metal
How to set up a Ruby on Rails application with CenturyLink’s AppFog & Bare Metal.
Hendra Uzia, Dec 14
Integrating Jade Templates into Rails for Cleaner Templates
Hendra Uzia integrates the Jade Template engine into Rails, resulting in cleaner template syntax. Hendra also points out some gotchas for taken this route.
Vinoth, Dec 10
Building an RSS Reader in Rails Is Easy
Vinoth builds a simple RSS reader using Rails. Missing Google Reader? Start making your own replacement with this tutorial.
Robert Qualls, Dec 07
Fun and Practical Alfred Workflows in Ruby
Robert Qualls walks through some practical Alfred workflows using Ruby. Create a calendar event, convert some currency, and learn how much fun Alfred can be
Kingsley Silas, Dec 03
Up and Running with Camaleon CMS
Kingsley Silas introduces you to Camaleon CMS, a content management system based on Ruby on Rails 4. Learn how to make your next site with Camaleon.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Dec 02
Watch: Managing Sample Data with Fixtures and Factories
In this video we'll learn two ways of managing sample data: fixtures and factories. As well as annotations for models and specs, and generating fake data.
Nihal Sahu, Nov 30
An Interview with Elixir Creator José Valim
Nihal Sahu sits down with well-known Rubyist and creator of the Elixir language, Jose Valim.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Nov 26
Know What Your Users Know with Raygun
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski introduces you to Raygun, a great error reporting and user monitoring service. Do the right thing for your users and read this.
Vinoth, Nov 23
Building a Slackbot with Ruby and Sinatra
Vinoth shows you how to make a Slackbot with Sinatra. Customize your Slack experience with a slackbot that is under your command! BWAHAHHAHA!
Phil Sturgeon, Nov 20
PHP vs Ruby - Let's All Just Get Along
Phil Sturgeon talks about his experience in Ruby-land after having been in PHP for ages. What does he like? What does he dislike? Find out in PHP vs Ruby!
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, Nov 19
Learn Concurrency by Implementing Futures in Ruby
Learn about concurrency in Ruby while implementing Futures. Benjamin Tan Wei Hao takes a test-first approach in this informative post.
Glenn Goodrich, Nov 16
Deploying Ruby Apps with Bare Metal: A New Type of VM
Glenn Goodrich introduces CenturyLink's Bare Metal container platform, and explains how to set up a simple Ruby app.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Nov 12
Watch: RSpec — The Set Up
Without automated testing, you'll have to manually re-test all the features of your app every time you refactor the code or add something new. Enter RSpec!
Vinoth, Nov 09
Awesome Autocomplete: Trigram Search in Rails and PostgreSQL
Vinoth shows you how to make autocompletion awesome using trigram search functionality in Rails and PostgreSQL.
Kingsley Silas, Nov 06
Octopress 3 Arrives to Make Blog Generation Crazy Simple
Kingsley Silas explores the new features unveiled in Octopress 3. Learn how to easily create and deploy a blog based on Jekyll and get your voice out there.
Robert Qualls, Nov 04
Holy Hacking, Batman! Create Alfred Workflows in Ruby
Robert Qualls takes a look at creating workflows in Alfred with Ruby. Alfred brings great utility to the Mac, and extending it with Ruby brings more.
Darren Jones, Nov 03
Watch: Writing a Play Card Game with Ruby?
I'll get you prepped and ready to go so you can build a card game using Ruby 2.0. You're on your way towards having ruby ticked off your your to-do list.
Fred Heath, Oct 29
Solving Design Anti-Patterns in Ruby: Fix the Factory
Fred Heath shows how Ruby can take patterns from other languages and clean them up using Modules to make your code concise and expressive.
Vinoth, Oct 26
What's in Your Wallet? Handling iOS Passbook with Ruby
Vinoth creates a simple sinatra app to handle iOS passes. Generate push notifications for users with your passes, very interesting.