Episodes

Activity Feed with Public Activity

Episode #159 11-11-2018 pro CC

Add an activity feed to your application with Public Activity.

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.

Nested Comments from Scratch

Episode #157 10-28-2018 pro

Using polymorphic associations, we can have comments assigned to a post as well as comments assigned to other comments.

Friend Requests Views, Controllers, and Model Methods

Episode #156 10-21-2018 pro

Part II - In this episode, we create performant links for adding, accepting/rejecting and removing friends for our social media application.

Friend Requests From Scratch

Episode #155 10-14-2018 pro

Part I - In this episode, we create our authentication for users, default view for authenticated users, friendship model, associations and scopes for our social media application.

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.

Bundler and Binstubs

Episode #153 9-30-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at some lesser known bundler commands including binstubs.

Deeper Dive into StimulusJS

Episode #152 9-23-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at combining Rails UJS, nested routes, scopes and StimulusJS. A deep dive from the beginning to completion of multiple select boxes changing based on their selections.

Safely Running Shell Commands

Episode #151 9-16-2018 pro

We may come across a need to run shell commands and Ruby has some built in methods which appear safe, but can introduce major security risks.

Database, Model and Scopes

Episode #150 9-9-2018 pro

In this episode, we take a look at some tips and tricks around the database schema and model scopes.