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Infinite Scrolling

Episode #29 5-16-2016 free

Infinite scrolling is now a common feature and there are several cases where it is really useful. For instance there are some websites where we simply can’t imagine a good pagination system, like Twitter or even Facebook.

WYSIWYG Editor with Trix

Episode #28 5-9-2016 free

Compose beautifully formatted text in your web application. Trix is a WYSIWYG editor for writing messages, comments, articles, and lists.

WYSIWYG Editor with Summernote

Episode #27 5-2-2016 free

Integrate Summernote WYSIWYG Editor into your application. Learn how to use AJAX callbacks to filestore your images instead of database Base64.

Meta Tags

Episode #26 4-25-2016 free

Adding Meta Tags to your website is important for SEO ranking and content display. Learn how to easily add meta tags to your Ruby on Rails application.

Faye WebSockets - Part 2

Episode #25 4-17-2016 free

Learn how to install and configure a thin server within a Linux environment hosting a Faye WebSocket application. This episode includes showing you how to server your WebSockets over a secure SSL connection.

Fragment Caching

Episode #24 4-14-2016 free

Make your application faster by leveraging memory and caching fragments of your view.

UUID in Rails with ActiveUUID

Episode #23 3-2-2016 free

Some cases require non-auto incrementing primary keys as well as multiple master writes without id conflicts. With ActiveUUID, we can configure our table's primary key with confidence without added complexity.

Faye WebSockets - Part 1

Episode #22 2-23-2016 free

Using WebSockets, we are able to create a realtime notification between browsers. Useful for in-app messaging, chats, and more! Learn how to use Faye's Publish and Subscribe methods. I believe that this paves the way for successfully using and learning the upcoming ActionCable.

Not RJS and Turbolinks - Part 2

Episode #21 11-25-2015 free

A continuation from Episode 20 where we explore rendering the user's edit pages in a modal on a per request basis. Instead of rendering all modals for the users in the index, we will request them using remote javascript.

Not RJS and Turbolinks

Episode #20 11-9-2015 free

Using Javascript responses, we can make our Rails application have a quick and responsive Single Page Application feel to it.