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Redis Basics

Episode #56 11-28-2016 free

Redis within a Ruby on Rails application has many benefits. Learn to interact with Redis Server and set it up for caching within your application.

Rails API - Active Model Serializer

Episode #50 10-16-2016 free

Using ActiveModel::Serializer, learn how to create the JSON responses for your Rails API application. ASM is a great object oriented approach to building a JSON API.

Cropping Images with JCrop

Episode #77 4-23-2017 free

Extend your image upload functionality with JCrop. Learn to redirect the user to a crop page once they have uploaded their image and save versions of the cropped images.

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.

Importing and Exporting CSV Data

Episode #35 6-26-2016 free

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

Basic Testing Introduction in Rails

Episode #100 10-8-2017 free

Using the Rails 5.1.X defaults, we have a look at what is configured and explore the different types of tests; using the provided MiniTest and Capybara.

Encrypted Credentials in Rails 5.2

Episode #123 3-4-2018 free

In this episode, we take a look at the Encrypted Credentials of Ruby on Rails 5.2 and how we can patch it so that we can use other YAML files like a development.yml and test.yml.

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.