Episodes

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.

Bundler and Binstubs

Episode #153 9-30-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at some lesser known bundler commands including binstubs.

Creating a Basic Gem

Episode #99 9-24-2017 free

Gems are a packaged library of functions that can extend your application or provide other features to your system. Learn to create and publish a ruby gem.

Mountable Engines

Episode #79 5-7-2017 free

Mountable Engines are a great way to extract code into its own namespace and allow the code to be reused in other applications. Other popular gems that are mountable engines are Devise and Doorkeeper.