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Using Webpacker in Rails 6

Episode #178 3-17-2019 pro

Webpacker is a great addition in Rails. However, it adds some complexities with libraries and older gems with javascript assets. In this episode, we look at using webpacker in different scenarios.

Using React-Rails and Loading Data from Rails into React

Episode #109 12-10-2017 pro

In this episode, we look at one of many different ways to add the Javascript Framework, React, into our Ruby on Rails application. This tutorial covers adding react into the application and pulling and displaying database information in nested React components.

Dynamic Select Fields

Episode #133 5-13-2018 pro

Making one select field dependent on another and automatically update based on the previous selection can be a tricky task. In this episode, we look an a rather unobtrusive way to handle this for many scenarios.

Syntax Highlighting with Action Text

Episode #231 3-1-2020 free

Set up Action Text with client side Syntax Highlighting using Highlight.js.

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.

Rails Scaffold with VueJS

Episode #169 1-20-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at replacing the generated scaffold form in Rails with a VueJS rendered form. We will use Turbolinks and VueJS Props to pass data between the view and redirect the client to various pages.

Google Maps API with StimulusJS

Episode #236 4-5-2020 free

Add unobtrusive maps to your application using StimulusJS to tie in Google Maps Javascript API and Places API.

Getting Started with VueJS

Episode #168 1-13-2019 pro CC

VueJS is a library for building web interfaces. In this episode, we look at adding VueJS to a Rails Application and working with javascript components.

SweetAlerts in Rails 6

Episode #202 8-11-2019 pro

Sometimes adding a javascript library can be difficult because either it's not a straightforward process or some of the blog articles are either outdated or don't work properly. In this episode, we look at adding SweetAlerts into a Rails 6 application with Webpacker.

React State Changes and Posting to the Rails App

Episode #110 12-17-2017 pro

Continuing from the previous episode, we look at React's state changes and how to interact with the Rails application. We can get the native app feel, without using Rails Unobtrusive Javascript or Turbolinks.