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Creating Command Line Applications
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Creating Command Line Applications

#309 Aug 15, 2021 pro
As developers, chances are we are in the terminal often. Command Line Interfaces (CLI), are very helpful in streamlining our work. Ruby is a very powerful language and can make some powerful CLIs. Thor is a powerful option, but in this episode, we look at some alternatives from basic to more advanced scenarios.

Gem in a Box
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Gem in a Box

#289 Mar 28, 2021 pro
There's many benefits to running your own cache and proxy for Ruby gems. In this episode, we look at provisioning, configuring our system and projects to use a Gem in a Box instance.

Avatars
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18:10

Avatars

#276 Dec 27, 2020 pro
Learn how to build avatars with initials and conditionally prefer Gravatar images if they exist.

Ruby on Docker
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16:55

Ruby on Docker

#274 Dec 20, 2020 pro
Learn to use Docker to manage our Ruby interpreter and use it to template new Rails applications.

Benchmark Ruby Code
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12:39

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.