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Embedding Youtube Videos into Action Text with Stimulus 18:57

#243 Embedding Youtube Videos into Action Text with Stimulus 5-24-2020

Creating attachments with Action Text can be difficult, but in this episode, we look at how we can create embedded attachments into Trix without needing a persisting the data on a separate model on our database.
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Removing Friendly Id 15:49

#242 Removing Friendly Id 5-17-2020

Sometimes we reach for a gem because it is what we know or we've had great experience with it in the past. However, sometimes the gem is a sledgehammer for a small problem. When you don't need all of the features, sometimes developing the functionality inside your application may be a better route.
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Reusable Ruby on Rails Application Templates 8:09

#241 Reusable Ruby on Rails Application Templates 5-10-2020

Application Templates are a great way to get a base for your application. However, once you have used the template, it doesn't serve any further purpose. In this episode, we look at the power of Templates in a reusable application for existing applications.
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Real Time Updates with ActionCable 22:50

#239 Real Time Updates with ActionCable 4-26-2020

In this episode, we look at adding real time interactions with ActionCable to our Trello clone. We also look at a couple of different approaches and decisions when building out the interactions.
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Inviting Collaborators from Scratch 20:13

#238 Inviting Collaborators from Scratch 4-19-2020

In this episode, we continue the Trello clone by adding a collaborator invitation mechanism to join working on lists. We look at some tricky ActiveRecord relationships and various solutions.
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