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Associations and Mathematical Business Logic

Episode #220 12-15-2019 pro

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

Reputation Behavior with Merit

Episode #219 12-8-2019 pro

Merit adds reputation behavior to Rails apps in the form of Badges, Points, and Rankings.

From jQuery to ES6

Episode #218 12-1-2019 free

jQuery has been a great tool for many years, but we've seen a transition in the past years where applications have dropped jQuery and moved to vanilla javascript. In this episode, we look at some common jQuery examples and the ES6 equivalencies.

Working with Time Zones

Episode #217 11-24-2019 pro

Time Zones in Rails can sometimes cause confusion and erratic behavior. In this episode, we look at working with Time Zones in Rails.

Using Bootstrap Themes

Episode #216 11-17-2019 pro

Bootstrap Themes can be difficult to incorporate into a Ruby on Rails applications. In this episode, we look adding Bootstrap and a Bootstrap theme into our Rails 6 application.

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.

Plugging in AnyCable

Episode #214 11-3-2019 free

ActionCable can handle quite a bit of traffic, but it gets to a point where it can become a burden on the server. With AnyCable, we can not only handle more traffic, but it is also lighter on the resources.

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.