Codeship 15 March 2017
Last updated:Wednesday, March 15, 2017ActionCable was introduced to Rails as of version 5. It allows you to create pub/sub WebSocket connections in your Rails application, which brings live updates to your user experience. ActionCable upgrades an HTTP connection between the server and client to a WebSocket. Some of the benefits of a WebSocket is that […]
Nate makes web apps 10 March 2017
Did I mention how awesome it is to live 30 minutes from a ski lift? In March of 2016, I launched a course called The Complete Guide to Rails Performance. Since then, I have sold just over 500 copies, for gross revenue of $70,714.20 ($1350/week). Although I launched the course in March, I had worked on it for about 4 months. Releasing the course has been a lifechanging event for me. For the first time ever, I made more money over a year from product revenue rather than service revenue. Releasing the course nearly doubled my usual freelancing rate, allowed me to change my lifestyle by moving to a ski resort town in New Mexico, and turned me into something of a minor Thought Leader (tm) in the Ruby on Rails field.
Ruby on Rails Podcast 10 March 2017
This week Joel returns to join Kyle with talk of RailsConf 2017, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and what it's like to be a lower-case Rubyist.
Codeship 09 March 2017
Last updated:Thursday, March 9, 2017Currently the world of integration testing is overwhelmed with complexity. Industry standards require adding more layers of abstraction with tools like Cucumber, SitePrism, and others, and as a result it becomes more difficult and tedious for a developer to write a simple test. But as any other part of the codebase, […]
Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots 09 March 2017
Improve test readability by leveraging RSpec’s matcher composition to make multiple assertions with a single matcher.
Lugo Labs 02 March 2017
Many times in index pages we need to show a message that there are no results to view. Usually as a results of a search, as in the example of Iconly. If you search for an icon on the top search bar, and no results our returned, the following message is shown.
Excel with Code 01 March 2017
I’ve already shown you the only five types of applications you’ll ever be tasked to build when you’re hired to create value as Ruby and Rails developer. You’ll choose a combination of these customer creation formulas to build an application that meets your business goals…
Everyday Rails 01 March 2017
Support for generating an HTML version of application documentation in Rails 5 was removed. Here's how to add it back.
Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots 27 February 2017
Ruby on Rails Podcast 24 February 2017
This week I invite Brian Nelson, a friend who is a designer and developer, to talk about what it's like to use Rails as a designer, how he handle developers doing design, and talk about a few new fonts and editor tools.
Excel with Code 22 February 2017
There’s no better way to learn a new programming language, framework or skill than to apply what you’ve studied to practical projects. However, it can be difficult to find commercial projects you can work on to improve your Ruby on Rails skills.
Everyday Rails 20 February 2017
A progress report on the latest version of my Rails testing book.
Lugo Labs 15 February 2017
Kir Shatrov 15 February 2017