The Ruby and Rails community linklog
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A small gem that helps to delete an ActiveRecord instance or collection with associations (skipping callbacks or validations). It may be useful to remove broken data on test servers or locally. [more inside]
Choosing Ruby On Rails For Your Next Web Development Project is the 70 pages-long single resource on Ruby on Rails covering all the main topics related to the framework. Written from a business perspective, aimed to help product owners, startup founders, and C-level executives make better decisions when it comes to web development. You can read it here: Ruby On Rails Development Guide
Explore the possibilities of Ruby PaaS hosting services from Jelastic Multi-Cloud: easy deployment, automatic vertical and horizontal scaling, pre-configured stacks with versioning, out-of-box frameworks support, intuitive management and lots of other benefits https://jelastic.com/blog/ruby-paas-hosting/
Some tips and tricks about how to prettify RSpec-based specifications of remote APIs
how to get proper URL to :back page: https://github.com/igorkasyanchuk/awesome_back_url [more inside]
How to use ruby mixins for drying up code. https://whatraghulearned.today/2019/05/23/ruby-mixins-explained/
A set of commands to help you develop, locally test, and deploy serverless Ruby apps to AWS Lambda. https://www.cookieshq.co.uk/posts/a-useful-tool-for-building-serverless-ruby-apps-with-aws-lambda
Did you know that you can use C library functions from Ruby without writing a line of C code? Read this article to learn how: https://www.rubyguides.com/2019/05/ruby-ffi/
Rails 6 has deprecated update_attributes and update_attributes! in favor of update and update! [more inside]
AWS Lambda released support for Ruby back in November 2018. In this post you will learn how to get started building serverless Ruby applications on Lambda using the Jets framework by building an SMS service that replies with dad jokes.
I wrote a small article describing my setup of providing my app users with a better experience while entering money related data. You can read it here