Sometimes model attributes need to have more structure than a simple string or number. In part 1 of a 2-part series on ActiveRecord polymorphic attributes, guest chef Corey Haines demonstrates …
Playfully experiment with potentially redesigns of your Rails code, by temporarily removing ActiveRecord dependencies that would otherwise cramp your creative style. Guest chef Nick Sutterer shows you how!
Join the one and only Aaron Patterson for a peek behind the scenes at how he goes about profiling, diagnosing and fixing poorly performing code in ActiveRecord.
Last week Youssef Chaker demonstrated the risks in adding a quick, ad-hoc JSON endpoint. Today he's going to show you how to leverage JSON-API to create RESTful HTTP interfaces that …
It's one thing to add a basic JSON endpoint. Another to grow an API that's consistent, predictable, well-documented, and fails gracefully. Join guest chef Youssef Chaker for an exploration of …
Join guest chef Mike Perham to learn how to recreate background job context using Sidekiq middlewares!
Get the lowdown on how to use RSpec to write modern Rails System Tests, from guest chef Sam Phippen.
Is there such a thing as a method that is too small? Is it worth it to extract a method just to satisfy a guideline like the Law of Demeter?
In this long-requested episode, guest chef Justin Weiss returns to teach you how to integrate the Whole Value pattern into Rails applications.
Learn how to break a dependency on a pervasive mixin.