TailwindUI Calendar
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TailwindUI Calendar

#383 Jan 8, 2023 pro
The TailwindUI library provides static styled HTML examples, but this can be difficult to translate into a Rails application. In this episode, we take a look at one of the calendar examples and make it interactive with displaying days that have events as well as returning events on selected days.

Stimulus Outlets API
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Stimulus Outlets API

#378 Dec 4, 2022 free
Outlets let you reference Stimulus controller instances and their controller element from within another Stimulus Controller by using CSS selectors. In this episode, we look at a simple example and then refactoring some older code where we used some workarounds to communicate with other stimulus controllers.

Hotwire Introduction
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Hotwire Introduction

#369 Oct 2, 2022 free
Hotwire is an alternative approach to building modern web applications without using much JavaScript by sending HTML instead of JSON over the wire. With Rails 7, we get Hotwire added in by default. In this episode, we look at some of the features with Hotwire and how to use them.

Liquid Templates
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Liquid Templates

#358 Jul 17, 2022 pro
Using Stimulus and Liquid, we can create real time previews of the Liquid Template Renderer. Liquid provides a markup language that is a safe, customer facing template language for flexible web apps.

Limiting Text Input
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Limiting Text Input

#350 May 22, 2022 pro
User experience is important and there are little things that we can do to help improve this experience. By giving real time feedback on text inputs to approaching limits on fields, the user can modify and update their text accordingly before they submit the form. In this episode, we look at database level, model validations and limiting text input on the client side.