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.
Kingsley Silas, Oct 22
Fire up Your E-Commerce Site with Solidus
Kingsley Silas walks through installing Solidus, the newly created, open source gem to replace Spree. Get started with the future of Rails e-commerce.
Hendra Uzia, Oct 19
Active Model Serializers, Rails, and JSON! OH MY!
Hendra Uzia writes this great article on using Active Model Serializers to make your JSON great. If you use Rails to make an API, this is for you.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Oct 12
Straightforward Rails Authorization with Pundit
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski writes a second post about Rails authorization, this one about Pundit. Pundit is a gem that uses plain Ruby classes to make auth easy.
Vasu K, Oct 08
Effectively Handle iOS Payments in Rails
Vasu K walks you, the Rails developer, through accepting iOS payments within your Rails application. Offer in-app purchases easily with this tutorial.
Vinoth, Oct 05
Speed up with Materialized Views on PostgreSQL and Rails
Vinoth Kumar shows you how to speed up your expensive SQL queries using materialized views with PostgreSQL and Rails.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Oct 01
Super Easy Activity Feeds with Stream
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski shows you how to add activity feeds to your Rails app. Show likes, shares, pins, etc. to engage users and create interest.
Fred Heath, Sep 28
How to Solve Coding Anti-Patterns for Ruby Rookies
Fred Heath zeroes in on several anti-patterns that are commonly perpetrated by Ruby Rookies. Fred also shows how to solve them.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 24
Simple Rails Authentication with Clearance
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski continues his series on Rails Authentication frameworks with a look at Clearance. Clearance is a simple auth framework by ThoughtBot.
James Hibbard, Sep 21
How to Save Multiple Checkbox Values to a Database in Rails
James Hibbard demonstrates the advantages of persisting multiple checkbox data to a database in Rails by means of a has_and_belongs_to_many_association.
Kingsley Silas, Sep 17
Deploy Your Rails to OpenShift
Kingsley Silas deploys a Rails app to OpenShift, an easy deployment solution by the good people at RedHat. Learn a new easy deployment option for Rails.
Abder-Rahman Ali, Sep 14
Ruby on Medicine: Counting Word Frequency in a File
A.Hasan walks through counting the frequency of words in a large text file with Ruby. This technique is useful skill to have in your Ruby tool belt.
Aaron Lasseigne, Sep 10
Happy Ending: An Epic Saga of Guard and Docker
Aaron Lasseigne tells a tale of Rails, Rspec, Guard, and Docker. It's an epic saga that has a happy ending, where tests run free in Container Kingdom.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 09
Watch: Singleton Methods in Ruby
We are going to discuss Singleton methods, including callbacks to observe method changes and the differences between removing and undefining methods.
Devdatta Kane, Sep 07
Build APIs with Napa
Devdatta Kane shows you how to easily and quickly create APIs with Napa. Napa does one thing: API and it does it well.
Jamie Patel, Sep 04
Adapting RethinkDB For The Evented Web With Pusher
Jamie Patel shows you how to easily make real-time web applications with RethinkDB, Pusher, and Ruby.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 03
Watch: Mysteries of Eigenclasses in Ruby
Eigenclasses are probably one of the most mysterious and crucial parts of the Ruby object model. In this video I will reveal the mystery of eigenclasses.
Glenn Goodrich, Aug 31
JSON Validation by Committee
Glenn Goodrich shows you how to write tests against your JSON schema, as well as equip your app to validate incoming requests using the committee gem.
Dhaivat Pandya, Aug 28
Phoenix for Railsies: Form Helpers and Models
Dhaivat Pandya pens his second installment in a look a the Elixir-based web framework, Phoenix. This post covers forms and helpers.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Aug 27
Watch: Elegant Coding Through Dynamic Methods
The first video of "Metaprogramming in Ruby" series. I will demonstrate how to implement dynamic methods making your code more elegant and concise.
Glenn Goodrich, Aug 24
Document Your JSON API Schema with PRMD
Glenn Goodrich explains how to use the PRMD gem to help generate, validate, and document your JSON Schema-based API.
Devdatta Kane, Aug 20
Deploy Your Rails App to AWS
Devdatta Kane walks through how to deploy a Rails application to Amazon Web Services (AWS). This is a step-by-step tutorial to show what's involved.
Darko Gjorgjievski, Aug 17
Understanding Scope in Ruby
Darko Gjorgjievski goes deep into understanding scope in Ruby. Learn about scope gates, how blocks affect things, and more in this in-depth post.