Episodes

What's New in Rails 6

Episode #175 3-3-2019 free

Overview of notable features coming soon in Ruby on Rails 6.

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.

Grab Bag of Ruby and Ruby on Rails Tricks

Episode #158 11-4-2018 free CC

In this episode, we look at various tips and tricks.

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.

Rails Presenters

Episode #149 9-2-2018 free

Separating view logic from bloated models can help maintain the model in the long run.

Improving Partial Loading Performance

Episode #145 8-5-2018 free

N+1 queries can make an application slow. Having queries called within views can also slow down an app as well as making it less extendable.

User Notifications

Episode #136 6-3-2018 free

Using the Notifications Rails Engine, we are able to add notifications to our applications based on certain events. The engine provides the schema and necessary controls and associations to seamlessly integrate into your app.

Ruby on Rails Development with Microsoft Windows 10

Episode #132 5-6-2018 free

Developing a Ruby on Rails application on Windows can be difficult, but doesn't have to be with Bash on Windows. Learn how to use Bash to install the Ruby interpreter.

ActiveRecord Tricks

Episode #127 4-1-2018 free

In this episode, we look at what would seemingly be simple queries, but are more complex once you start looking into them. Using built in ActiveRecord functions, we can make the queries readable and easy to work with.

Encrypted Credentials in Rails 5.2

Episode #123 3-4-2018 free

In this episode, we take a look at the Encrypted Credentials of Ruby on Rails 5.2 and how we can patch it so that we can use other YAML files like a development.yml and test.yml.