Richard Schneeman, May 11
How Ruby Uses Memory
Richard Schneeman explains how Ruby uses memory, running through various examples and methods. This information is something every Ruby dev should know.
Abder-Rahman Ali, May 07
Ruby on Medicine: Substitution in Multiple Files
A. Hasan writes the 4th entry in Ruby on Medicine, focused on solving problems in medicine with Ruby. In this post, it's substitution across multiple files.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, May 04
Steam-Powered DOTA on Rails
Ilya Bodrov dives into the Steam API to authenticate and retrieve match data for DOTA. This is a very interesting foray into a different API.
Vasu K, Apr 30
Stripe Subscriptions in Rails
Vasu K walks through how to setup a subscription-based service using Stripe in Rails. Subscription plans are notoriously hard to setup, but this is easy.
Imran Latif, Apr 27
Ruby's Important Hook Methods
Imran Latif explores Ruby's most important hook methods. Learn what these methods are and how Ruby's favorite gems are using them.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Apr 23
Rails Authentication with OAuth 2.0 and OmniAuth
Ilya Bodrov continues the Authentication in Rails series, covering OmniAuth and OAuth 2.0. Ilya configures Twitter, Facebook, and other providers.
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, Apr 20
Ru: Ruby in Your Shell
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao explores Ru, a utility that bring Ruby to the command line. Benjamin runs through several examples of using Ruby to make CLI tasks easy.
Dhaivat Pandya, Apr 16
RethinkDB in Ruby: Map Reduce and Joins
Dhaivat Pandya continues exploring RethinkDB in Ruby, focusing on Map Reduce and Table Joins. See how RethinkDB takes a complex map reduce and makes it easy
Jesse Herrick, Apr 13
Jekyll on Rails
Jesse Herrick combines Jekyll, the most popular static-site generator, with Rails, the most popular dynamic site framework. Use the right tool for the job.
Richard Schneeman, Apr 09
Why is Rubygems Slow?
Richard Schneeman dives into what really happens when you install a Ruby gem. The post is deep and illuminating and will teach you something about gems.
Jonathan Cutrell, Apr 06
Build Monitoring Widgets with Ruby and BitBar
Jonathan Cutrell brings explores BitBar, a free app that allows you to put scriptable output in your MacOS X menu bar. JC uses Ruby to make two cool widgets
Abder-Rahman Ali, Apr 02
Ruby on Medicine: Hunting For The Gene Sequence
Continuing the Ruby on Medicine series, Abder-Rahman Ali introduces how to use regular expressions to search through a large file to find the gene sequence.
Dhaivat Pandya, Mar 30
RethinkDB in Ruby
Dhiavat Pandya walks through an introduction to RethinkDB. He explains the concepts behind this NoSQL database, as well as examples of using it in Ruby.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Mar 26
Devise Authentication in Depth
Ilya Bodrov continues the Authentication in Rails series by looking at the most popular authentication gem: Devise. Basic setup to using extensions.
Roger Stringer, Mar 23
Deploying Your First Camel.js Blog to Heroku
Camel.js is a speedy and lightweight blog engine. Roger Stringer demonstrates how to install Camel, deploy to Heroku and manage your posts via Dropbox.
Jesse Herrick, Mar 23
Markdown Processing in Ruby
Jesse Herrick runs several Markdown processing Ruby gems through the ringer to find the cream of the crop. Features and Benchmarks lead the way.
Abder-Rahman Ali, Mar 19
Ruby on Medicine: Scrolling Through Large Files
Abder-Rahman Ali continues the Ruby on Medicine series, showing how to use Ruby to smoothly scroll through VERY large (think, GBs) text files.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Mar 16
Magical Authentication with Sorcery
Ilya Bodrov pens a comprehensive tutorial on implementing Rails authentication with Sorcery.
Emre Guneyler, Mar 13
Add Twitter Authentication to an Ember.js App with Torii
Authentication is tricky, so why not have someone else handle it for you? Emre Guneyler shows you how to let users log in to your Ember.js app using Twitter
Deepak Kumar, Mar 12
Schedule Cron Jobs with the Whenever Gem
Glenn Goodrich, Mar 09
Leaderboards on Rails
Glenn Goodrich offers this post on how to make a versatile leaderboard web application with Rails and the leaderboard gem.
Dhaivat Pandya, Mar 05
Volt: Assets, Components, and Routes
Dhaivat Pandya goes a bit deeper with Volt, looking at how it handles assets and routes. He also covers Volt's idea of a component to break up an app.
Abder-Rahman Ali, Mar 02
Ruby on Medicine: Handling Large Files
In part 2 of the Ruby on Medicine series, Abder-Rahman Ali uses Ruby to break an enormous file on genomes and genome sequencing into smaller chunks.
Robert Qualls, Feb 26
Loading Code with Ruby
Robert Qualls dives into the Ruby load path, including how ‘require’ works, how ‘load’ works, and how to make sure your code always gets loaded.