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Ruby on Rails 5.1.0 Changes and New Features

Episode #69 2-26-2017 free

Upcoming features include Yarn/Webpack, System Tests via Capybara, Encrypted Secrets and a bunch of other cool things!

Working with Internationalization

Episode #68 2-19-2017 free

Adding translations into your website does not have to be hard. With Rails built in I18N functionality, we gain access to many helpers and conventions that makes it a much easier task. Learn how to add I18N into your Rails application.

Decoding and Interacting with Barcodes

Episode #67 2-12-2017 free

Using the QuaggaJS Library, learn how to scan and decode barcodes with your Ruby on Rails application. Using provided callbacks, interact with controller actions to provide a seamless experience.

Managing Servers with Ansible

Episode #66 2-5-2017 free

A look into the Drifting Ruby network architecture and how I manage deployments with Ansible.

Searchkick and Elasticsearch

Episode #65 1-29-2017 free

Add full text searching using Searchkick and Elasticsearch. Here I will show the steps involved in adding this search to an existing application and a sample of autocomplete functionality.

Random Ruby Tips and Tricks

Episode #64 1-22-2017 free

A collection of different Ruby tips and tricks. Hope you find some of them useful!

Client Side Encryption

Episode #63 1-15-2017 free

Add an extra level of security to your application with client side encryption. Even over an SSL connection, there are attacks which could expose your users' sensitive information. Using JSEncrypt, learn how to encrypt on the client side and decrypt on the server side.

Security and Static Code Analyzers

Episode #62 1-8-2017 free

Whether you're preparing for a third-party security scan or already doing peer code reviews, you should always run brakeman scanner on your application to identify potential security vulnerabilities.

Periodic Tasks with sidekiq-cron

Episode #61 1-2-2017 free

Using a third-party add-on, sidekiq-cron, we can create periodic tasks to extend the functionality of sidekiq.

Sidekiq on Production

Episode #60 12-25-2016 free

Sidekiq is a Ruby Background Processor that manages its queue with a Redis service. Learn to deploy Sidekiq to your production environment.