Middleman is a static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development. In this episode, we look at creating a static site using TailwindCSS and one of the TailwindUI templates. We also take an interesting approach to keep the development experience close to one that we would expect in a Rails application.
Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation where we are handling the releases for an important application in our organization, but with each release, a regression/happy path testing must occur. We can use Ruby and Capybara to test these external sites.
As developers, chances are we are in the terminal often. Command Line Interfaces (CLI), are very helpful in streamlining our work. Ruby is a very powerful language and can make some powerful CLIs. Thor is a powerful option, but in this episode, we look at some alternatives from basic to more advanced scenarios.
First look at the upcoming Apple Silicon processor and what it will be like for us Ruby Developers. Honestly, I wish that it was a better experience. However, with macOS Big Sur being beta and the DTK not being the final consumer hardware, there's still hope yet.
So, you've been using a gem for some time and you've either discovered that the gem isn't working correctly or that you want to start contributing to the gem itself. Sometimes this can be an overwhelming task. In this episode, we look at the basic processes for contributing to a gem.