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Creating a Rack Middleware

Episode #215 11-10-2019 pro

Rack provides a minimal, modular, and adaptable interface for developing web applications in Ruby. In this episode, we create and insert our own Rack Middleware into a Rails 6 application.

Website Accessibility

Episode #213 10-27-2019 pro

In this episode, we add Bootstrap into a Rails 6 application and look at various aspects of website accessibility.

Progressive Web Applications

Episode #212 10-20-2019 pro

Progressive Web Applications (PWA) are web applications that are regular web pages or websites, but can appear to the user like traditional applications or native mobile applications. In this episode, we add this functionality to a Rails 6 application.

Polling with StimulusJS

Episode #211 10-13-2019 pro

Sometimes an old techniques with a modern twist can not only solve the problems at hand, but can also simplify the application's architecture.

Reactive Applications with Stimulus Reflex

Episode #209 9-29-2019 pro

Create Reactive and Single Page Application like with no javascript or with Stimulus Controllers.

Creating Health Checks

Episode #208 9-22-2019 pro

Health Checks are an important part of monitoring an application's health. However, a simple status response may not be sufficient. In this episode, we look at creating a health check which monitors some dependencies of a Rails application.

Client Side Validation with StimulusJS

Episode #207 9-15-2019 pro

Give clients quick feedback on form validation errors with ValidateJS and StimulusJS.

Creating and Publishing a Stimulus Controller Library

Episode #206 9-8-2019 pro

In this episode, we create a public StimulusJS Controller and publish it to NPM to that it can be shared and reused in other applications.

3D Secure 2 Credit Cards and Stripe Checkout

Episode #204 8-25-2019 pro

Banks which require further authentication on transactions may decline charges if Strong Customer Authentication is not being performed on 3D Secure enabled Credit Cards. In this episode, we look at adding Stripe Checkout and webhooks to our Rails application.

AWS Security Groups and Deploying Rails 6 to Beanstalk

Episode #203 8-18-2019 pro

Back in Episode #106, we configured and deployed to a very simple AWS Beanstalk environment. However, in this episode, we take things a bit further and explore security groups, an existing database and redis service. Also, there are a few changes that we have to do in order to get Rails 6 working within Beanstalk.