Episodes
Plotting Points on a Map from Scratch
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8:33

Plotting Points on a Map from Scratch

#86 Jun 25, 2017 free
Using the Google Maps Javascript API, learn how to plot markers onto a map. Load markers and info windows through AJAX calls to your Rails JSON API.

Geocoding, Places and Maps
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11:29

Geocoding, Places and Maps

#84 Jun 11, 2017 free
Using the Geocoder gem and Google APIs, learn how to add some geolocation functionality to your application.

Rails API - Throttling with Rack::Attack
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Rails API - Throttling with Rack::Attack

#52 Oct 30, 2016 free
Save expensive calculation time using Rack::Attack, we will learn how to limit requests coming into our application. This gem not only limits requests, but can be used to blacklist or whitelist users as well.

Rails API - Authentication with JWT
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7:31

Rails API - Authentication with JWT

#51 Oct 23, 2016 free
Using the knock gem, we will add JWT Authentication to our Rails API Application.

Rails API - Active Model Serializer
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7:53

Rails API - Active Model Serializer

#50 Oct 16, 2016 free
Using ActiveModel::Serializer, learn how to create the JSON responses for your Rails API application. ASM is a great object oriented approach to building a JSON API.