Blog posts with ruby tag

Update: Top 15 famous websites built with Ruby on Rails

If you're still hesitating if RoR is the best choice for you, here are top 15 famous websites built with Ruby on Rails still rocking in 2019!

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Why should you choose Ruby on Rails for your MVP?

Choosing the technology stack for a minimum viable product is often critical for your business’ success. Ruby on Rails can accelerate its creation and cut the development costs. In this article, I will list the pros of ROR and show you a case study of a successful Rails MVP we have built.

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New features in Rails 6: Multiple databases, parallel tests, Action Mailbox and more

With three beta versions released so far, Rails 6 is definitely on the horizon. It's about to bring changes extracted from or built by dev teams behind the framework's flagship products like Basecamp or GitHub. Let's see what new features its final release is bringing and consider if it's for the better or worse.

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Ruby vs Elixir. Which one do you need for your software project?

The debate over Ruby’s possible decline and the brand new era of Elixir seems to be alive and well in the dev community with threads like ‘Is Ruby on Rails dead?’ and ‘Will Elixir Phoenix destroy Ruby on Rails?’ on Quora and numerous similar topics on Reddit. But what if we are asking the wrong questions?

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LIT Rails Internationalization (i18n) - the new way of translating Rails apps

Introducing Lit 1.0: a reworked i18n Ruby gem that will make your web app's translation a lot easier. Watch the video for details!

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From apps to Lego blocks and "Little Red Riding Hood". How I teach my daughters to code

I am a father of three incredible girls - one is five and two are three years old. They are much smarter than I am, and they are learning so fast, you can’t even imagine. But the greatest thing is their imagination. Amazing, indescribable imagination. Sometimes I try to learn something from my kids and this is what I did. About coding of course.

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How to get the job of a Ruby on Rails developer at Prograils

You have completed your Ruby on Rails course or many of them, been writing code for a while now and have some brilliant ideas. Why not test them in some real work environment and apply for a Ruby on Rails developer position? At Prograils, you have a unique opportunity to learn its flavor. Let us show you how to impress us.

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Top Ruby gems you can’t miss in 2019

It took us three long years to give you an update on the best Ruby gems our devs find the most useful in their work. But, well, here it is. We are extremely pleased to bring you the list of gems you simply cannot miss in 2019.

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They do IT again! Don’t miss Rails Girls Poznań 2018

Once again, Prograils are the main sponsor of the Rails Girls Poznań workshops. Between September 21 and 22, you’ll have a unique opportunity to learn how to design your first app in Ruby on Rails for free. All you need is your own laptop, hunger for knowledge and… being a woman! The registration process is over.

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Bailiff 2.0: How my recruitment app helps manage team expenses

The recruitment process may look very different and may have a different number of steps, depending on the size of the company or a position you are applying for. Let me share with you the path I had to pass in order to become a junior Ruby on Rails developer at Prograils. This, however, was not some useless task you are usually asked to complete in order to get hired. I am happy that the outcome of my work, the app called Bailiff2.0 is now in frequent use among the team members of our software house to manage daily expenses.

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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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Adding Webpacker 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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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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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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Rails 5.2 and Active Storage - the new approach to file uploads

Rails 5.2 and Active Storage - attach files, the modern way.

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