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Ruby on Rails - Tips and Tricks

Episode #118 2-4-2018 free

In this episode, we will go through some of the tips and tricks that we often take for granted. We will be looking at nested routes, scopes, migrations and more.

Ruby on Rails 5.2.0 Changes and New Features

Episode #113 1-7-2018 free

Upcoming features include ActiveStorage, built-in Redis Cache Store, updated Rails Credentials and a bunch of other cool things! Honorable mentions also to the new Stimulus Javascript Framework.

Tracking Errors with Sentry

Episode #108 12-3-2017 free

Sentry is an Open Source error tracking that helps developers monitor and fix crashes in real time. Learn how to add and configure Sentry to your application.

Speeding Up Tests

Episode #104 11-5-2017 free

Slow tests can slow down your development process. Using parallel_tests, you can speed up your test suite by multiple threads and running the tests in groups.

Sample Data with Factory Bot and Faker

Episode #103 10-29-2017 free

Factory Bot is a fixtures replacement which can generate the needed records directly in the tests. Faker can be used to create fake data for these records.

Feature Testing with Capybara

Episode #102 10-22-2017 free

Create Acceptance Tests or Feature Tests to extend your automated tests with browser testing. It can help tests some areas that cannot be reached with other types of tests.

Testing with RSpec

Episode #101 10-15-2017 free

Using RSpec, learn how to create tests for your application and view your coverage.

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.

Polymorphic Associations

Episode #98 9-17-2017 free

Advancing from Single Table Inheritance, learn how Polymorphic Associations differ and tricks to simplify their usage.

Single Table Inheritance

Episode #97 9-10-2017 free

Learn to use single table inheritance to allow multiple classes to be stored in the same database table.