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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.

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.

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.

Nested Forms from Scratch with StimulusJS

Episode #186 5-5-2019 free

Using StimulusJS controllers, adding nested forms to a Rails application is easy and unobtrusive. In this episode, we look at an alternative way of creating nested forms without the Cocoon gem.

Pagination with Kaminari

Episode #73 3-26-2017 free

When displaying a significant number of records, it is often a basic functions in a web application is to paginate the records and load them as requested.

Mail Previews and Templates

Episode #58 12-11-2016 free

Using ActionMailer::Preview preview email samples without sending them. Using Zurb's Foundation for Emails, learn how to use email templates with the Ink framework.

Testing with RSpec

Episode #101 10-15-2017 free

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

Creating Custom Ruby on Rails Generators

Episode #89 7-16-2017 free

Simplify your workflow by using custom generators to streamline the creation of files and templates that you use often.

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.

From jQuery to ES6

Episode #218 12-1-2019 free

jQuery has been a great tool for many years, but we've seen a transition in the past years where applications have dropped jQuery and moved to vanilla javascript. In this episode, we look at some common jQuery examples and the ES6 equivalencies.