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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.

Creating a Simple Slack Bot

Episode #162 12-2-2018 free CC

Slack is a great application to keep in contact with friends, coworkers and a community. With bots, its capabilities are endless. In this episode, learn how to create a Slack Bot to interact with.

Service Objects for API Interactions with Twilio

Episode #154 10-7-2018 free

In this episode, learn how to extract the interactions with an external API into a service object so that code is isolated and interchangeable.

Custom Error Pages with Slack Notification

Episode #91 7-30-2017 free

Learn to use custom error pages to provide a similar look to your application. Get notified on Slack as errors occur to act on them before they're reported.

Plotting Points on a Map from Scratch

Episode #86 6-25-2017 free

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.

Geocoding, Places and Maps

Episode #84 6-11-2017 free

Using the Geocoder gem and Google APIs, learn how to add some geolocation functionality to your application.

Rails API - Throttling with Rack::Attack

Episode #52 10-30-2016 free

Save expensive calculation time using Rack::Attack, we will learn how to limit requests coming into our application. This gem not only limits requests, but can be used to blacklist or whitelist users as well.

Rails API - Authentication with JWT

Episode #51 10-23-2016 free

Using the knock gem, we will add JWT Authentication to our Rails API Application.

Rails API - Active Model Serializer

Episode #50 10-16-2016 free

Using ActiveModel::Serializer, learn how to create the JSON responses for your Rails API application. ASM is a great object oriented approach to building a JSON API.

Rails API Basics

Episode #49 10-2-2016 free

A brief introduction on Rails API. Learn how to create an API application and setup the routes. This episode is paving the way for more in depth looks into Rails API.