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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.
pro rails refactor

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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Contributing to a Gem 12:14

#240 Contributing to a Gem 5-3-2020

So, you've been using a gem for some time and you've either discovered that the gem isn't working correctly or that you want to start contributing to the gem itself. Sometimes this can be an overwhelming task. In this episode, we look at the basic processes for contributing to a gem.
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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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