Episodes

#90 Benchmarking and Refactoring the content_for View Helper 7-23-2017

In a recent blog post, we looked into the content_for view helper to render breadcrumbs. Once we got the feature working, it's time to refactor the feature to lower technical debt.
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rails performance benchmark refactor 0 Comments 7:11 min

#65 Searchkick and Elasticsearch 1-29-2017

Add full text searching using Searchkick and Elasticsearch. Here I will show the steps involved in adding this search to an existing application and a sample of autocomplete functionality.
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rails search performance 18 Comments 7:32 min

#59 Sidekiq Basics 12-18-2016

Sidekiq is a Ruby Background Processor that manages its queue with a Redis service. Learn the basics of Sidekiq and integrating it with ActiveJob.
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rails performance background processing 0 Comments 7:34 min

#56 Redis Basics 11-28-2016

Redis within a Ruby on Rails application has many benefits. Learn to interact with Redis Server and set it up for caching within your application.
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rails cache performance 7 Comments 5:42 min

#53 Database Index Optimization and Migration Maintenance 11-6-2016

Adding indexes to your databases can increase the SQL search performance on your tables. As your application grows, migration files can become out of hand, use squasher to squish them down to a single file.
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rails database performance 0 Comments 4:54 min