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Embedding Youtube Videos into Action Text with Stimulus

Episode #243 5-24-2020 pro

Creating attachments with Action Text can be difficult, but in this episode, we look at how we can create embedded attachments into Trix without needing a persisting the data on a separate model on our database.

Removing Friendly Id

Episode #242 5-17-2020 pro

Sometimes we reach for a gem because it is what we know or we've had great experience with it in the past. However, sometimes the gem is a sledgehammer for a small problem. When you don't need all of the features, sometimes developing the functionality inside your application may be a better route.

Reusable Ruby on Rails Application Templates

Episode #241 5-10-2020 pro

Application Templates are a great way to get a base for your application. However, once you have used the template, it doesn't serve any further purpose. In this episode, we look at the power of Templates in a reusable application for existing applications.

Contributing to a Gem

Episode #240 5-3-2020 free

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.

Real Time Updates with ActionCable

Episode #239 4-26-2020 pro

In this episode, we look at adding real time interactions with ActionCable to our Trello clone. We also look at a couple of different approaches and decisions when building out the interactions.

Inviting Collaborators from Scratch

Episode #238 4-19-2020 pro

In this episode, we continue the Trello clone by adding a collaborator invitation mechanism to join working on lists. We look at some tricky ActiveRecord relationships and various solutions.

Sorting from Scratch

Episode #237 4-12-2020 pro

Our Trello clone continues with adding in the ability to persist sorting of items in the database. This is the third episode of our Trello clone.

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.

Drag and Drop with draggable

Episode #235 3-29-2020 pro

Adding onto the previous episode, we add a drag and drop to our lists and go deeper with nested resources.

Multitenancy

Episode #234 3-22-2020 pro

In this episode, we look at some of the practices with and working with multi-tenant applications. It is the first episode of building a Trello clone.