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!