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What's New in Rails 6

Episode #175 3-3-2019 free

Overview of notable features coming soon in Ruby on Rails 6.

What the RegEx?

Episode #171 2-3-2019 free

In this episode, we look at different ways to use pattern matching with Regular Expressions in Ruby.

Using Action Text in a Rails 5.2 Application

Episode #167 1-6-2019 free CC

With Rails 6.0 is around the corner, Action Text has been merged into the Rails repository. However, it can still be used on a Rails 5.2 application while we wait for its official release.

Creating a Simple Slack Bot

Episode #162 12-2-2018 free CC

Slack is a great application to keep in contact with friends, coworkers and a community. With bots, its capabilities are endless. In this episode, learn how to create a Slack Bot to interact with.

Grab Bag of Ruby and Ruby on Rails Tricks

Episode #158 11-4-2018 free CC

In this episode, we look at various tips and tricks.

Service Objects for API Interactions with Twilio

Episode #154 10-7-2018 free

In this episode, learn how to extract the interactions with an external API into a service object so that code is isolated and interchangeable.

Rails Presenters

Episode #149 9-2-2018 free

Separating view logic from bloated models can help maintain the model in the long run.

Improving Partial Loading Performance

Episode #145 8-5-2018 free

N+1 queries can make an application slow. Having queries called within views can also slow down an app as well as making it less extendable.

Editors

Episode #140 7-1-2018 free

One question that I get asked most often is what editor, theme and extensions am I using for my editor. In this episode, we take a look at the different extensions and settings that I use.

User Notifications

Episode #136 6-3-2018 free

Using the Notifications Rails Engine, we are able to add notifications to our applications based on certain events. The engine provides the schema and necessary controls and associations to seamlessly integrate into your app.