Episodes
State Machines with AASM
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State Machines with AASM

#147 Aug 19, 2018 pro
State Machines are useful for tracking the state of an object. With AASM, we take a dive into how states can transition as well as modifying states and interacting with them.

Observer Patterns
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Observer Patterns

#141 Jul 8, 2018 pro
The Observer pattern (also known as publish/subscribe) provides a simple mechanism for one object to inform a set of interested third-party objects when its state changes.

Using GitLab Runner for CI/CD
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Using GitLab Runner for CI/CD

#135 May 27, 2018 pro
GitLab is a great version control software which has options to either self host or or use their hosted solution. In this episode, we look at using the GitLab Runner to run our Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.

Ruby Go Lang Extensions
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Ruby Go Lang Extensions

#134 May 20, 2018 pro
Let's face it, Ruby is slow , but don't abandon Ruby just yet. Using extensions, we can write performant code in another language for the specific slow functions while the rest of the application remains untouched.

Web Interactions with Mechanize
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Web Interactions with Mechanize

#131 Apr 29, 2018 pro
The Mechanize library is used for automating interaction with websites. Mechanize automatically stores and sends cookies, follows redirects, and can follow links and submit forms. Form fields can be populated and submitted.