Dot files are important for customizing our development experience and in this episode, we'll have a look at the .zshrc, .gemrc, .railsrc, and .irbrc dot files and how we can customize them to make our development life easier.
I use Docker every day and it has make my development workflow much simpler. I don't have to deal with conflicts or issues with macOS since everything is containerized. Before, I would fight my host operating system with mismatched dependencies and configuration problems, but using Docker during my development workflow has simplified things. In this episode, we'll run through how I use Docker on Rails applications and some of the tricks I use to solve the nuances of this approach.
Docked is a new library which aims to aid in fresh development environments with the use of Docker. In this episode, we use a Steam Deck, to install Docker and by using Docked will have a fully functional Ruby on Rails development environment.
Seeding your database is often an overlooked part of development and it has a lot of benefits that can help uncover issues within your application. However, maintaining the seeds.rb can be difficult and things can get out of hand quickly. In this episode, learn how to manage and maintain the seeds file.