Episodes

Using Webpacker in Rails 6

Episode #178 3-17-2019 pro

Webpacker is a great addition in Rails. However, it adds some complexities with libraries and older gems with javascript assets. In this episode, we look at using webpacker in different scenarios.

React Native and Ruby on Rails API Only Applications

Episode #174 2-24-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at building a React Native application from scratch and tie it to a Ruby on Rails API application. Using the iOS Simulator, we test out the connectivity between the two applications.

Rails Scaffold with VueJS

Episode #169 1-20-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at replacing the generated scaffold form in Rails with a VueJS rendered form. We will use Turbolinks and VueJS Props to pass data between the view and redirect the client to various pages.

Getting Started with VueJS

Episode #168 1-13-2019 pro CC

VueJS is a library for building web interfaces. In this episode, we look at adding VueJS to a Rails Application and working with javascript components.

Deeper Dive into StimulusJS

Episode #152 9-23-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at combining Rails UJS, nested routes, scopes and StimulusJS. A deep dive from the beginning to completion of multiple select boxes changing based on their selections.

Dynamic Select Fields

Episode #133 5-13-2018 pro

Making one select field dependent on another and automatically update based on the previous selection can be a tricky task. In this episode, we look an a rather unobtrusive way to handle this for many scenarios.

Turbolinks 5

Episode #125 3-18-2018 pro

Turbolinks makes navigating your web application faster. Get the performance benefits of a single-page application without the added complexity of a client-side JavaScript framework. Use HTML to render your views on the server side and link to pages as usual.

Stimulus Javascript Framework

Episode #112 12-31-2017 pro

Used at Basecamp for some time, and recently open sourced to the public, Stimulus is a small Javascript Framework used to manipulate existing DOM elements on the page. This episode, we will dive into interacting with Stimulus and setting it up in a new Ruby on Rails application.

React State Changes and Posting to the Rails App

Episode #110 12-17-2017 pro

Continuing from the previous episode, we look at React's state changes and how to interact with the Rails application. We can get the native app feel, without using Rails Unobtrusive Javascript or Turbolinks.

Using React-Rails and Loading Data from Rails into React

Episode #109 12-10-2017 pro

In this episode, we look at one of many different ways to add the Javascript Framework, React, into our Ruby on Rails application. This tutorial covers adding react into the application and pulling and displaying database information in nested React components.