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Action Text Mentions and Notifications

Episode #229 2-16-2020 pro

In this episode, learn how to configure user mentions in Action Text with TributeJS and notify users whenever they are mentioned.

Progressive Web Applications

Episode #212 10-20-2019 pro

Progressive Web Applications (PWA) are web applications that are regular web pages or websites, but can appear to the user like traditional applications or native mobile applications. In this episode, we add this functionality to a Rails 6 application.

Polling with StimulusJS

Episode #211 10-13-2019 pro

Sometimes an old techniques with a modern twist can not only solve the problems at hand, but can also simplify the application's architecture.

Reactive Applications with Stimulus Reflex

Episode #209 9-29-2019 pro

Create Reactive and Single Page Application like with no javascript or with Stimulus Controllers.

Creating and Publishing a Stimulus Controller Library

Episode #206 9-8-2019 pro

In this episode, we create a public StimulusJS Controller and publish it to NPM to that it can be shared and reused in other applications.

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library can be difficult because either it's not a straightforward process or some of the blog articles are either outdated or don't work properly.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.

Realtime Client Updates from Background Jobs with Stimulus

Episode #190 5-26-2019 pro

Using RailsUJS, ActiveJob, ActionCable and Stimulus, we create a realtime feedback for background jobs running to provide a better user experience.

Saving Individual Attributes with StimulusJS

Episode #189 5-19-2019 pro

In this episode, we take a look at recreating a feature on Zoom's setting page where clicking a check box automatically saves the changed setting.

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.

React Native and Ruby on Rails API Only Applications

Episode #174 2-24-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at building a React Native application from scratch and tie it to a Ruby on Rails API application. Using the iOS Simulator, we test out the connectivity between the two applications.