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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.

FullCalendar Events and Scheduling

Episode #42 8-14-2016 free

Learn how to incorporate FullCalendar into your Ruby on Rails application with listing and creating events. Using unobtrusive javascript, we can create a fast interactive calendar.

DRY up your Javascript

Episode #41 8-8-2016 free

Learn how avoid duplicate code to reuse existing javascript.

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.

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.

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.