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Deploy Ruby on Rails apps with Capistrano
24 November 2015

Deploy Ruby on Rails apps with Capistrano

I really like Capistrano: it provides enough automation to my Rails apps, that I don't have to worry about gems,...
Building a Ruby on Rails app part 5: The front end
18 November 2015

Building a Ruby on Rails app part 5: The front end

In the previous part of our "Building a Ruby on Rails app" series we completed the back end of our...
Send emails with Mandrill and Rails
15 November 2015

Send emails with Mandrill and Rails

Mandrill by MailChimp is an online service that sends transactional emails. We have used it to send emails in our...
Tag your ActiveRecord models
09 November 2015

Tag your ActiveRecord models

Where we see how to add tags to the Article models of a blog application written in Ruby on Rails....
Build a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails
07 November 2015

Build a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails

Building a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails is very easy, it feels like almost built in. We'll use the...
Know your ActiveRecord objects
04 November 2015

Know your ActiveRecord objects

I don't know about you, but sometimes I find it difficult to escape the SQL mindset and think of models...
Part 4: Importing book sales from Amazon with Ruby on Rails
03 November 2015

Part 4: Importing book sales from Amazon with Ruby on Rails

Where we create the Rake task to fetch the rank sales from Amazon and save them into the database.
Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 3: Importing book details from Amazon
17 September 2015

Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 3: Importing book details from Amazon

Where we create a list of popular Ruby on Rails books and then fetch their details from Amazon. We also...
Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 2: Styling the layout
09 September 2015

Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 2: Styling the layout

In the first part of our Build a web app with Ruby on Rails series we created a layout view,...
Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 1: The app
02 September 2015

Building a Ruby on Rails App Part 1: The app

In this series, called Building a Ruby on Rails app, we'll create a web app that lists books about Ruby...