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Extending the Rails Core Form Builder

Episode #187 5-12-2019 pro

In this episode, we build a custom form builder to extend and add functionality our forms to display errors inline with the form inputs.

Nested Forms from Scratch with StimulusJS

Episode #186 5-5-2019 free

Using StimulusJS controllers, adding nested forms to a Rails application is easy and unobtrusive. In this episode, we look at an alternative way of creating nested forms without the Cocoon gem.

Application Performance Monitoring in Rails

Episode #185 4-28-2019 pro

Monitoring your application's performance is an important part of knowing its health. In this episode, we look at three popular services.

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.

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.

Multistep Form with Wicked

Episode #137 6-10-2018 pro

Wicked can help by turning a controller into a series of multiple steps. In this episode, we interact with Devise to provide wizard after the user has registered.

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.

Ruby Objects and Memoization

Episode #120 2-18-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at creating ruby objects. Then we look at different ways of implementing memoization and how it can be used to speed up our classes.

Benchmarking and Refactoring the content_for View Helper

Episode #90 7-23-2017 free

In a recent blog post, we looked into the content_for view helper to render breadcrumbs. Once we got the feature working, it's time to refactor the feature to lower technical debt.

Autocomplete with HTML Results

Episode #83 6-4-2017 free

Working with an autocomplete can be very simple. However, things get complicated when you try to use HTML markup in the displayed results. Learn how to use HTML markup within your autocomplete results!