Episodes
Speeding Up Requests
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Speeding Up Requests

#322 Nov 7, 2021 free
In this episode, we look at several issues around pagination and different kinds of querying that could affect performance when working with large datasets.

Benchmark Ruby Code
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Benchmark Ruby Code

#262 Oct 4, 2020 free
It's easy to accidentally write slow code in our applications. In this episode, we look at how we can benchmark our code and examples of some methods which are slower than others.

Improving Partial Loading Performance
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Improving Partial Loading Performance

#145 Aug 5, 2018 free
N+1 queries can make an application slow. Having queries called within views can also slow down an app as well as making it less extendable.

Benchmarking and Refactoring the content_for View Helper
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Benchmarking and Refactoring the content_for View Helper

#90 Jul 23, 2017 free
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.

Searchkick and Elasticsearch
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Searchkick and Elasticsearch

#65 Jan 29, 2017 free
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.