Episodes

Load Testing with JMeter

Episode #184 4-21-2019 pro

Load Testing is an important aspect of due diligence when hosting a production application. It can also help uncover infrastructure requirements and server costs.

3 Different Perspectives of Importing Records

Episode #180 3-31-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at 3 different ways of importing data into a Rails application; each having their own use cases, drawbacks and benefits.

Creating a Gem From Existing Code

Episode #179 3-24-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at a process for extracting business logic out of a Ruby on Rails application into a gem.

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.

Ecommerce Store with Solidus

Episode #176 3-10-2019 pro

Overview of Solidus, a maintained fork of Spree, showing how to configure and work with this Rails Engine.

What's New in Rails 6

Episode #175 3-3-2019 free

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

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.

Simple and Complex Database Migrations

Episode #173 2-17-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at database migrations and different ways to generate the schema.

API Authentication with Omniauth

Episode #172 2-10-2019 pro

OAuth alone can be a difficult task. Combined with a Javascript Framework or Mobile Application, and things can get confusing quickly. In this episode, we look at a standalone React Component authenticating to a Rails 5 only API.

Managing Terminal Sessions

Episode #170 1-27-2019 pro

Typically a new Rails application doesn't have much going on, but that can quickly change as the application gets more complex and additional services are added to the stack. In this episode, we look at a few different ways for managing the Terminal for Rails applications.