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Capturing Signatures with Signature Pad

Episode #44 8-28-2016 free

Using the Javascript Library, Signature Pad, learn how to capture user signatures and store them within your Ruby on Rails application.

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.

Client Side Validations

Episode #32 6-6-2016 free

Give early warning to users of form errors before they submit. With client side validations, the user can correct any errors prior to submitting the form.

Nested Forms from Scratch with StimulusJS

Episode #186 5-5-2019 free

Using StimulusJS controllers, adding nested forms to a Rails application is easy and unobtrusive. In this episode, we look at an alternative way of creating nested forms without the Cocoon gem.

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.

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.

Javascript Select Form Fields with Chosen

Episode #76 4-16-2017 free

Chosen is a jQuery plugin that makes long, unwieldy select boxes much more user-friendly. Learn how to use Chosen in a few different ways in this episode; Rails form builder and Simple Form.

Charts and Graphs

Episode #55 11-21-2016 free

Learn how to use one of three charting libraries, Chart.js, Highcharts, or Google Charts, using the Chartkick gem to create simple and unobtrusive charts in your application.

ActionCable - Part 2 - More Complex Example

Episode #38 7-17-2016 free

Extending the previous episode, we look into making a realtime poll application where users can get live feedback on voting.

Client Side Encryption

Episode #63 1-15-2017 free

Add an extra level of security to your application with client side encryption. Even over an SSL connection, there are attacks which could expose your users' sensitive information. Using JSEncrypt, learn how to encrypt on the client side and decrypt on the server side.