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Bundler and Binstubs

Episode #153 9-30-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at some lesser known bundler commands including binstubs.

Deeper Dive into StimulusJS

Episode #152 9-23-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at combining Rails UJS, nested routes, scopes and StimulusJS. A deep dive from the beginning to completion of multiple select boxes changing based on their selections.

Safely Running Shell Commands

Episode #151 9-16-2018 pro

We may come across a need to run shell commands and Ruby has some built in methods which appear safe, but can introduce major security risks.

Database, Model and Scopes

Episode #150 9-9-2018 pro

In this episode, we take a look at some tips and tricks around the database schema and model scopes.

ActiveRecord Callbacks

Episode #148 8-26-2018 pro

Callbacks are great for quickly tapping into the object life cycle. However, after a model or an application grows, it will become harder to maintain over time. It is better to extract the responsibility and separate the logic.

State Machines with AASM

Episode #147 8-19-2018 pro

State Machines are useful for tracking the state of an object. With AASM, we take a dive into how states can transition as well as modifying states and interacting with them.

Rails API Documentation

Episode #146 8-12-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at creating an interactive documentation for a Rails API.

Creating PDF files with WickedPDF

Episode #144 7-29-2018 pro

Easily create PDF files within your Rails Application with Wicked PDF.

Rails API Versioning

Episode #142 7-15-2018 pro

Using the URI or Accept Headers, we can version our API to prevent breaking changes to our end users. In this episode, we look at versioning our RESTful API.

Search Encrypted Attributes with Blind Index

Episode #139 6-24-2018 pro

Keeping client data protected is important, but once an attribute is encrypted, it becomes difficult to work with it. With Blind Index, we regain functionality on searching and validations.