Episodes

Rails Presenters

Episode #149 9-2-2018 free

Separating view logic from bloated models can help maintain the model in the long run.

ActiveRecord Callbacks

Episode #148 8-26-2018 pro

Callbacks are great for quickly tapping into the object life cycle. However, after a model or an application grows, it will become harder to maintain over time. It is better to extract the responsibility and separate the logic.

State Machines with AASM

Episode #147 8-19-2018 pro

State Machines are useful for tracking the state of an object. With AASM, we take a dive into how states can transition as well as modifying states and interacting with them.

Rails API Documentation

Episode #146 8-12-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at creating an interactive documentation for a Rails API.

Improving Partial Loading Performance

Episode #145 8-5-2018 free

N+1 queries can make an application slow. Having queries called within views can also slow down an app as well as making it less extendable.

Creating PDF files with WickedPDF

Episode #144 7-29-2018 pro

Easily create PDF files within your Rails Application with Wicked PDF.

iOS Authentication with a Rails API

Episode #143 7-22-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at creating an iOS Application which will communicate with the Rails API application from the previous episode.

Rails API Versioning

Episode #142 7-15-2018 pro

Using the URI or Accept Headers, we can version our API to prevent breaking changes to our end users. In this episode, we look at versioning our RESTful API.

Observer Patterns

Episode #141 7-8-2018 pro

The Observer pattern (also known as publish/subscribe) provides a simple mechanism for one object to inform a set of interested third-party objects when its state changes.

Editors

Episode #140 7-1-2018 free

One question that I get asked most often is what editor, theme and extensions am I using for my editor. In this episode, we take a look at the different extensions and settings that I use.