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Ruby on Rails Development with Microsoft Windows 10

Episode #132 5-6-2018 free

Developing a Ruby on Rails application on Windows can be difficult, but doesn't have to be with Bash on Windows. Learn how to use Bash to install the Ruby interpreter.

ActiveRecord Tricks

Episode #127 4-1-2018 free

In this episode, we look at what would seemingly be simple queries, but are more complex once you start looking into them. Using built in ActiveRecord functions, we can make the queries readable and easy to work with.

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.

Drifting Ruby Gource

Episode #121 2-24-2018 free

This is a video of the Drifting Ruby Code Base being built over the years.

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.