Episodes

Saving Individual Attributes with StimulusJS

Episode #189 5-19-2019 pro

In this episode, we take a look at recreating a feature on Zoom's setting page where clicking a check box automatically saves the changed setting.

Extending the Rails Core Form Builder

Episode #187 5-12-2019 pro

In this episode, we build a custom form builder to extend and add functionality our forms to display errors inline with the form inputs.

Application Performance Monitoring in Rails

Episode #185 4-28-2019 pro

Monitoring your application's performance is an important part of knowing its health. In this episode, we look at three popular services.

Load Testing with JMeter

Episode #184 4-21-2019 pro

Load Testing is an important aspect of due diligence when hosting a production application. It can also help uncover infrastructure requirements and server costs.

Interview Questions

Episode #182 4-14-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at various questions asked during interviews.

3 Different Perspectives of Importing Records

Episode #180 3-31-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at 3 different ways of importing data into a Rails application; each having their own use cases, drawbacks and benefits.

Creating a Gem From Existing Code

Episode #179 3-24-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at a process for extracting business logic out of a Ruby on Rails application into a gem.

Using Webpacker in Rails 6

Episode #178 3-17-2019 pro

Webpacker is a great addition in Rails. However, it adds some complexities with libraries and older gems with javascript assets. In this episode, we look at using webpacker in different scenarios.

Ecommerce Store with Solidus

Episode #176 3-10-2019 pro

Overview of Solidus, a maintained fork of Spree, showing how to configure and work with this Rails Engine.

React Native and Ruby on Rails API Only Applications

Episode #174 2-24-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at building a React Native application from scratch and tie it to a Ruby on Rails API application. Using the iOS Simulator, we test out the connectivity between the two applications.