Episodes

#90 Benchmarking and Refactoring the content_for View Helper 7-23-2017

In a recent blog post, we looked into the content_for view helper to render breadcrumbs. Once we got the feature working, it's time to refactor the feature to lower technical debt.
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rails performance benchmark refactor 0 Comments 7:11 min

#89 Creating Custom Ruby on Rails Generators 7-16-2017

Simplify your workflow by using custom generators to streamline the creation of files and templates that you use often.
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rails template 0 Comments 11:02 min

#88 Virtual Columns with JSON Data Types 7-9-2017

Continuing from Episode #87, we take a deeper dive into virtual columns in Rails 5.1 and use them to parse JSON Data Types with adding indexes to the virtual column.
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rails database json 3 Comments 7:10 min

#87 Virtual Columns in MySQL 7-2-2017

In Ruby on Rails 5.1.0, generated virtual column support was added for MySQL and MariaDB. Using generated and stored columns can leverage heavy calculations to the SQL side.
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rails database 0 Comments 4:38 min

#86 Plotting Points on a Map from Scratch 6-25-2017

Using the Google Maps Javascript API, learn how to plot markers onto a map. Load markers and info windows through AJAX calls to your Rails JSON API.
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rails javascript api maps view ajax 7 Comments 8:33 min