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RubyKaigi 2018: A conference as perfect as a good code

Everyone who works with Ruby probably knows that this language originates from Japan. No surprise that the idea of a human-friendly programming language appeared in the country of Zen. Also, that RubyKaigi, the biggest Ruby conference is being held in one of the Japanese cities each year. This May and June it was Sendai, and I was lucky to be nearby! Without hesitation, I decided to go there and attend this most prestigious Ruby event.

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10.07.2018 | Robert Kaczmarek

Rails Webpacker Installation & Adding to a Legacy Rails App

Some say there was not a day without a new JavaScript framework these past years - that means JS is evolving every day. The problem is, Rails does not provide any proper support for those new toys. Unless you get the hang of a gem called Webpacker, which comes bundled with Rails 5.1+.

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21.06.2018 | Szymon Soppa

Three ways of iterating over tree-like ActiveRecord structures

You are building an e-commerce app and at some point you introduce a Category model as a part of Product data. A Category can have various subcategories, which are represented by the same model. At this point, it's obvious we are dealing with a tree-like data structure. Step by step, I'll introduce three ways of iteration over such a structure and compare their performance.

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7.06.2018 | Marta Wojciechowicz

Starting with Rails - how to set up a development environment

Take your very first steps with Ruby! This tutorial will show you how to set up an environment for future development in Ruby on Rails.

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27.03.2018 | Maciej Litwiniuk

Capistrano deploy to ubuntu with systemd, nginx/puma and rbenv

This tutorial will show you how to deploy a Rails app via Capistrano, run it with Puma, restart it without sudo access and be able to host multiple environments and apps on same server

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26.04.2017 | Zuzanna Sawala

Ceasta: how to create custom text area using contenteditable element

Find out how to create adjustable text area using the contenteditable element and add text highlighting.

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22.03.2017 | Marta Wojciechowicz

Best Books to Learn Ruby on Rails - intermediate level

Part two: RoR tutorials for those with some coding experience.

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15.02.2017 | Zuzanna Sawala

Rails Cache. Introduction to optimizing Apps

As long as your application is small and has a limited amount of visitors everything goes smooth and fast. At this stage you don’t have to worry (well, you should, but let’s assume that time to market was the key factor) about making it more performant by focusing on website optimization. But as your website grows, gains popularity and visitors, loading time starts to increase...

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14.12.2016 | Marta Wojciechowicz
30.09.2016 | Marcin Pakuła

Brief introduction to internationalization in Rails

After creating your Ruby on Rails app you obviously want to reach as many users as possible. That’s the right time to think about internationalizing it, as not everyone is an English native speaker or uses it fluently enough. Fortunately, there is an easy-to-use and extensible framework to make your application multi-language-friendly.

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13.07.2016 | Marcin Pakuła

Active Record - brief introduction for beginners

When creating an app in Ruby on Rails, from the very beginning, on every single step of your developer's journey, you're going to use ActiveRecord methods. Lots of them, and frankly speaking, it's good to know them well (if not by heart).

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11.04.2016 | Bartosz Kaczor

Ruby Methods: differences between load, require, include and extend in Ruby.

Small programs usually can be stored in one file so it won’t be a problem to read (and understand) them. Things start to complicate as your code grows: one day you may lose yourself in your own chaos and find it hard to organize your application. At this point, the best idea is to split your code (as a whole) into several files. To do that you need some helpful tricks that will let you use those files together. That's where the Ruby Methods come in.

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13.10.2015 | Rafał Mularski

Ruby Loops: Syntax For All Possible Approaches

Ruby comes with many statements and methods designed for looping. This amount can astonish both fledgling coders and developers experienced in other programming languages. In this post you'll be introduced to all ways of creating a loop in Ruby.

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24.06.2015 | Marta Wojciechowicz

Ruby Gem Guide: how to install and work with local gems.

New to Ruby? This Ruby Gem Guide will show you how to install and work with our favourite local gems.

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4.05.2015 | Marta Wojciechowicz

Ruby on Rails resources worth following. A press review

Offline over the weekend? Computer turned off for a while? Temporary no Internet access? Grab a coffee and enjoy: Ruby press review - list of essential Ruby top stories we're following to stay up to date.

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30.04.2015 | Marta Wojciechowicz

Charge your batteries! SaaS in Rails tutorials are about to begin.

But who'd like to learn during the weekend... Relax, chill, rest a little. And brace yourself! Rails Tutorial is coming!

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