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.
It's never a bad thing to understand how authentication works in a Ruby on Rails application without reaching for a gem. In this episode, we look at how authentication works in a modern Ruby on Rails application and some reasons why we shouldn't roll our own solution.