Episodes
From Webpacker to esbuild
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From Webpacker to esbuild

#319 Oct 17, 2021 pro
With Rails 7 coming out soon, it's a good time to look at what it could take to upgrade our existing applications to esbuild. In this episode, we start with a Rails 6 application and begin the upgrade process by removing Webpacker and switching over to esbuild.

Dynamic Select Forms with Hotwire
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Dynamic Select Forms with Hotwire

#325 Nov 28, 2021 pro
Using StimulusJS and Turbo, we are able to dynamically update select input with content based on another select input. This allows for a seamless user experience while having a configurable and maintainable backend.

Modern Chat Feature
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Modern Chat Feature

#318 Oct 10, 2021 pro
In this episode, we create a chat application using Rails 7, esbuild (JS Bundling), CSS Bundling, Hotwire, and Action Text. We also dive into some issues around CSS Bundling and Action Text.

Fixing Assets in CSS Bundling for Rails
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Fixing Assets in CSS Bundling for Rails

#323 Nov 14, 2021 pro
CSS Bundling for Rails provides a new way for importing and managing our CSS assets in Rails Applications, but it does have some challenges around a few libraries (specifically font awesome and a few others) which we'll look at in this episode.

Real-time Comments and Voting
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Real-time Comments and Voting

#331 Jan 9, 2022 pro
Using Hotwire we'll create a comment and voting system from scratch without any javascript. With the help of Turbo, we enable real-time updates and broadcasts of comments and votes.