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Inviting Collaborators from Scratch

Episode #238 4-19-2020 pro

In this episode, we continue the Trello clone by adding a collaborator invitation mechanism to join working on lists. We look at some tricky ActiveRecord relationships and various solutions.

Like Relationships and Global ID

Episode #223 1-5-2020 free

In this episode we create a Like/Unlike system where users can like posts and use Global ID to obfuscate IDs.

Associations and Mathematical Business Logic

Episode #220 12-15-2019 pro

In this episode, we build our associations and organize our mathematical business logic.

Persistent Referral Links with Devise

Episode #192 6-9-2019 pro

In this episode we create a referral system with permanent links. Users can sign up with referral links which tracks the relationship between the referer and the person referred.

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.

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.

Grab Bag of Ruby and Ruby on Rails Tricks

Episode #158 11-4-2018 free CC

In this episode, we look at various tips and tricks.

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.

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.