Episodes
Active Record Tricks
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Active Record Tricks

#347 May 1, 2022 free
In this episode, we look at tips and tricks from read only attributes, inserting and upserting (update or insert) records, toggling booleans, and single table inheritance.

Active Record Encryption
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11:11

Active Record Encryption

#346 Apr 24, 2022 pro
Active Record supports application-level encryption. The encryption layer sits between the database and the application. The application will access unencrypted data, but the database will store it encrypted. In this episode, we look at implementing encryption for a model's attribute and Action Text.

Null Object Pattern
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16:36

Null Object Pattern

#345 Apr 17, 2022 pro
The Null Object Pattern is an old but good pattern that can help reduce complexity in our applications. In this episode, we'll look at a few different examples.

Deploying to Render
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14:12

Deploying to Render

#344 Apr 10, 2022 pro
Heroku is not the only PaaS anymore and there are some cheaper alternatives now-a-days. In this episode, we explore deploying a Ruby on Rails 7 application to Render.

Label Maker with Ruby
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Label Maker with Ruby

#343 Apr 3, 2022 free
Learn how to turn your tweets into physical printouts on a label maker via the Cups/PPD API. It's a silly concept, but can have some great real world application with interfacing with printers.