With the release of Turbo 7.2, we gained the ability to create custom actions in Turbo. This allows us to trigger functions on the client side that would have been difficult or cumbersome to do in the past. In this episode, we look at setting up custom actions and how to use them.
In Rails 7.1, we're going to get a new feature that will allow us to generate tokens for attributes. With generates_token_for, a token can embed data from a record. When using the token to fetch the record, the data from the token and the data from the record will be compared.
Outlets let you reference Stimulus controller instances and their controller element from within another Stimulus Controller by using CSS selectors. In this episode, we look at a simple example and then refactoring some older code where we used some workarounds to communicate with other stimulus controllers.