Episodes

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.

Simple and Complex Database Migrations

Episode #173 2-17-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at database migrations and different ways to generate the schema.

API Authentication with Omniauth

Episode #172 2-10-2019 pro

OAuth alone can be a difficult task. Combined with a Javascript Framework or Mobile Application, and things can get confusing quickly. In this episode, we look at a standalone React Component authenticating to a Rails 5 only API.

What the RegEx?

Episode #171 2-3-2019 free

In this episode, we look at different ways to use pattern matching with Regular Expressions in Ruby.

Managing Terminal Sessions

Episode #170 1-27-2019 pro

Typically a new Rails application doesn't have much going on, but that can quickly change as the application gets more complex and additional services are added to the stack. In this episode, we look at a few different ways for managing the Terminal for Rails applications.

Rails Scaffold with VueJS

Episode #169 1-20-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at replacing the generated scaffold form in Rails with a VueJS rendered form. We will use Turbolinks and VueJS Props to pass data between the view and redirect the client to various pages.

Getting Started with VueJS

Episode #168 1-13-2019 pro CC

VueJS is a library for building web interfaces. In this episode, we look at adding VueJS to a Rails Application and working with javascript components.

Using Action Text in a Rails 5.2 Application

Episode #167 1-6-2019 free CC

With Rails 6.0 is around the corner, Action Text has been merged into the Rails repository. However, it can still be used on a Rails 5.2 application while we wait for its official release.

Creating a Ruby Domain Specific Language (DSL)

Episode #166 12-30-2018 pro CC

In this episode, we look at creating a DSL for HTML tables. Though a simple example, it opens a lot of possibilities for consistency and expandable in what can be done with a DSL.

Incoming Emails with Action Mailbox

Episode #165 12-23-2018 pro CC

Handling and routing incoming emails into your application can be a daunting task. In this episode, we take an early look into the upcoming Action Mailbox in Rails 6.0 which greatly simplifies the process.