Nihal Sahu, Jun 29
Nihal Sahu explains why he loves Ruby with 5 of the aspects of the language that excite him. There's a great chance they'll excite you, too.
Jesse Herrick, Jun 25
Fully Functional Jekyll Blog
Jesse Herrick walks through the creation of a functional blog site using Jekyll. Learn how to add search and customize the default templates.
Richard Schneeman, Jun 22
License to SIGKILL
Secret Agent Richard Schneeman walks through the signals you should be using to kill processes, along with the code to handle the signals.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Jun 19
DOTA 2 on Rails: Digging Deeper
Ilya Bodrov digs deeper into the Dota API and rails, tracking player's ability upgrades, additional units, and tower/barrick status.
Darko Gjorgjievski, Jun 18
Nokogiri Fundamentals: Extract HTML from the Web
Darko Gjorgjievski shows your the right way to learn Nokogiri to extract data from the web. Scrape HTML like a pro without all the headaches of learning.
Jesse Herrick, Jun 17
Shelly Cloud: Deploy a Rails App in Less Than 5 Minutes
Shelly Cloud is a PaaS that allows you to publish a Rails App in 5 minutes or less. Jesse Herrick puts this claim to the test in this post.
Darko Gjorgjievski, Jun 16
Ruby Error Handling, Beyond the Basics
Darko Gjorgjievski takes you beyond the simple tutorials about Ruby error handling to the next level.
Vasu K, Jun 11
What's New in Rails 5
Vasu K takes you through the changes and improvements coming in Rails 5. Changes to API work, turbolinks, and testing are all included.
Dhaivat Pandya, Jun 08
Julia for Rubyists: Crunch Those Numbers
Dhaivat Pandya takes a tour through Julia, a language aimed a scientific computing, through the lens of the Ruby developer.
Nihal Sahu, Jun 05
The Ruby Community: An Introduction
Nihal Sahu reports his findings on his first year in Ruby and what he discovered about the Ruby Community. Jump start your Ruby introduction.
Glenn Goodrich, Jun 03
Rails Application Templates in the Real World
Glenn Goodrich walks through the creation of a Rails Application Template for a real JSON API. The template covers a log of info, such as JSON and Docker.
Fred Heath, Jun 01
Algorithmic Fun with Ruby Hashes
Fred Heath walks through some common programming problems using Ruby Hashes as the solution.
Vasu K, May 28
Build Custom User Analytics with Parse
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, May 25
CanCanCan: The Rails Authorization Dance
Ilya Bodrov moves from authentication to authorization in Rails, covering CanCanCan, the premier authorization gem in the Rails ecosystem.
Dhaivat Pandya, May 22
Graph Algorithms in Ruby
Dhaivat Pandya reveals two basic graph algorithms: depth first and breadth first. He walks through their definition, then implements each one in Ruby.
Jesse Herrick, May 20
Authenticating with Google
Jesse Herrick walks through using Google, Device, and OmniAuth to get authentication working for your Rails app in no time.
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, May 18
10 Killer Tmux Tips
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao takes your Tmux-fu to the next level with 10 excellent tips about improving your dev with Tmux.
Glenn Goodrich, May 14
Optimizing Ruby Logging for Faster Debugging and Problem-Solving
SitePoint's Glenn Goodrich explains how to incorporate Loggly into your Rails logging and make debugging and problem-solving simple.
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.