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Blockchain in Ruby on Rails

Episode #128 4-8-2018 pro

In this episode, we look into creating a blockchain as well as proof of work for car maintenance tracker application. Blockchain is used to establish a trust that records have not been tampered with.

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.

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.

Nested Comments from Scratch

Episode #157 10-28-2018 pro

Using polymorphic associations, we can have comments assigned to a post as well as comments assigned to other comments.

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.

Refactoring Models

Episode #161 11-25-2018 pro CC

Sometimes our models get so large that they become unmaintainable. In this episode, we look at how we can slim down the size of the models without losing functionality.

Activity Feed with Public Activity

Episode #159 11-11-2018 pro CC

Add an activity feed to your application with Public Activity.

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.

Friend Requests From Scratch

Episode #155 10-14-2018 pro

Part I - In this episode, we create our authentication for users, default view for authenticated users, friendship model, associations and scopes for our social media application.

Friend Requests Views, Controllers, and Model Methods

Episode #156 10-21-2018 pro

Part II - In this episode, we create performant links for adding, accepting/rejecting and removing friends for our social media application.