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puma-dev replacement for pow and prax

Episode #40 7-31-2016 free

Puma-dev is the emotional successor to pow. It provides a quick and easy way to manage apps in development on OS X; supporting web sockets and ssl.

ActionCable - Part 3 - Securing Your WebSockets

Episode #39 7-24-2016 free

Using authentication and authorization, lock down your ActionCable WebSockets so that messages are only sent and received to the intended users.

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.

ActionCable - Part 1 - Configuration and Basics

Episode #37 7-10-2016 free

A walkthrough on configuring ActionCable with Rails 5. Learn how to configure your mount points and the basics of using ActionCable with your Rails application.

ActionController::Renderer

Episode #36 7-4-2016 free

ActionController::Renderer allows you to render arbitrary templates without requirement of being in controller actions.

Importing and Exporting CSV Data

Episode #35 6-26-2016 free

Basics on importing and exporting CSV Data using Ruby and without gems.

Playing with JSON

Episode #34 6-19-2016 free

Some neat tips and tricks for interacting with and parsing JSON responses from an API.

Progressive Render

Episode #33 6-13-2016 free

Slow content got you down? Load it later! Use this gem to defer loading of portions of your page until after load. They will be fetched via AJAX and placed on the page when ready.

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.

Production Deployment on Ubuntu

Episode #31 5-30-2016 free

A guide to configure your Ubuntu installation and deploy a Ruby on Rails application. Lock down the settings to prevent unwanted access.