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.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Feb 23

Activity Feeds with Rails

Ilya Bodrov shows you how to create an Facebook-like activity feed in Rails. This is a very cool way to add something new to your site.
Glenn Goodrich, Feb 18

Sailing the Parallel Seas with Codeship

Glenn Goodrich takes us on a voyage aboard the vessel Codeship, exploring the high seas of continuous integration with the new ParallelCI tool
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, Feb 16

Free Static Sites with Middleman and GitHub

Benjamin Tan Wei Hao explains how to create a blog with Middleman and host it for free on Github. This simple workflow will have you blogging in no time.
Vasu K, Feb 12

Image Processing with Rails

Vasu K dives into using Rails to create and manipulate images. Learn how to upload images, create multiple versions, and optimize the images for the web.
Abder-Rahman Ali, Feb 09

Which IDEs do Rubyists Use?

Abder-Rahman Ali follows up his interviews about text editor usage in Ruby with one about IDEs. Learn which IDE Rubyists prefer and why it's at the top.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Feb 06

YouTube API, Version 3 on Rails

Ilya Bodrov instructs you how to use the newest version (3) of the YouTube API. Ilya has written previous posts using previous versions, so he knows.
Dhaivat Pandya, Feb 04

Real-time Web Apps with Volt in Ruby

Dhaivat Pandya explores Volt, a Ruby framework for building real-time applications. Volt makes it easy to sync client and server data, making real-time real
Aaron Lasseigne, Feb 02

New Methods in Ruby 2.2

Most of the fanfare around Ruby 2.2 has focused on garbage collection (GC) upgrades. Aaron Lasseigne explores what other new toys 2.2 delivered.
Robert Qualls, Jan 29

Decoupling with Lotus

Robert Qualls explores Lotus, a Ruby web framework that aims to make MVC more object-oriented. No monkey patching, for the win!