Christopher Vundi, Aug 18
Tap User Interests with Curated Feeds in Rails
Christopher Vundi walks through setting up an interest feed model and application for your users in Rails.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Aug 04
Practical Graphs on Rails: Chartkick in Practice
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski runs through a very practical example of using Chartkick to create a graph with Rails.
David Bush, Aug 01
The Ins and Outs of Debugging Ruby with Byebug
David Bush shows you some basic and advanced techniques with Byebug, the definitive debugger for Ruby 2.0.
Ardian Haxha, Jul 18
Automate Docker with the Remote API and Ruby
Ardian Haxha demonstrates how to use the Docker Remote API and Ruby to perform Docker tasks like image and container creation.
Kingsley Silas, Jul 14
A Look at Content Management Systems in Rails
Kingsley Silas compares several Rails-based Content Managment Systems giving use cases, pros, and cons for each.
William Kennedy, Jul 11
Quickly Process API Requests with Shoryuken and SQS
William Kennedy demonstrates using SQS and Shoryuken to process queued requests to a third-party API. Very useful
Sarmad Sabih, Jun 27
Deliver the Mail with Amazon SES and Rails
Sarmad Sabih demonstrates configuring Amazon's Simple Email Service with Rails, allowing you a cheap email solution from your app.
Vinoth, Jun 23
Liberate Your Search in Rails with Tags
Vinoth demonstrates how to take a complicated search model and open it up with tags. This is a tried and true approach to improving search on both ends.
Sarmad Sabih, Jun 20
Quick Tip: DRY Up Your Model Validations Tests
Sam Sarmad shows how he removed a ton of duplicated test code when testing ActiveModel validations.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Jun 16
Create a Chat App with Rails 5, ActionCable, and Devise
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski writes this very thorough tutorial on creating a chat application with Rails 5, ActionCable, and Devise. This goes through how to authorize users to that chat and protect your web sockets with Rails. Very cool!
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Jun 13
Make Easy Graphs and Charts on Rails with Chartkick
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski shows you just how easy it is to make beautiful, interactive charts and graphs in your Rails app. Your users will love this.
Devdatta Kane, Jun 09
Expose Your Rails CRUD to the Browser with Databound
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, May 26
Brush up Your Knowledge of Rails Associations
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski brushes up your knowlege of ActiveRecord associations in Rails. This review is excellent and will certainly teach you something new.
Devdatta Kane, May 23
Generate Barcodes with JRuby and Barcodes4J
Devdatta Kane writes this interesting piece on creating barcodes with JRuby and the Barcodes4J library. This is cool stuff.
Nick Sutterer, May 16
Cells: A Deeper Look into Dependency Injection and Testing
Nick Sutterer, author of the Trailblazer framework, writes a deeper post on using the Cells gem to improve the Rails view layer.
Kingsley Silas, May 12
An in-Depth Look at Basic Rails Routing
Kingsley Silas dives deep into the basics of routing in Rails. Understand how URLs are mapped and some of the more obscure ways to set routes in Rails
Devdatta Kane, May 09
Easily Provide Excel Reports with Rails and jXLS
Devdatta Kane writes this straightforward tutorial on using jXLS and Rails to provide Excel reporting to your users.
Devdatta Kane, Apr 28
An Introduction to Using JWT Authentication in Rails
Devdatta Kane defines JSON Web Tokens and shows how to use JWT authentication in Rails with Devise.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Apr 25
Geocoder: Display Maps and Find Places in Rails
Ilya Bordrov-Krukowski pens this tutorial on using the Geocoder gem with Rails. Learn how to find addresses, use maps, and locate coordinates in your app.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Apr 18
Speed Things up by Learning about Caching in Rails
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski shows you how to speed up your app performance by demonstrating all the ways to cache in Rails.
Nick Sutterer, Apr 14
Introduction to Cells: A Better View Layer for Rails
Nick Sutterer, the author of Cells and Trailblazer, introduces Cells and how it makes Rails views better. Much better.
Kingsley Silas, Apr 11
Rails File Uploading You Can Believe in with Shrine
Kingsley Silas writes this Ruby on Rails tutorial about file uploads with Shrine. Shrine is an excellent file uploading toolkit for Ruby.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Apr 07
Generate Excel Spreadsheets with Rails and the Axlsx Gem
Ilya Bordrov-Krukowski shows you how to generate Excel files with Rails. Learn how to add style, formulas, and more in this useful tutorial.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Mar 28
Zip It! Zip It Good with Rails and Rubyzip
Ilya Bordrov-Krukowski shows you how to accept and process a zip archive, as well as send one to your users.