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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
Hello, I’ve updated the kittyverse library / gem to add the machinery to slice & dice the kitty / digital cat genome / genes. See the let’s build a cryptokitties gene / genome reader in 10 lines of ruby code sample. Happy (crypto) coding with ruby.
Confreaks (https://confreaks.tv/) apparently released coverage of RailsConf 2019. I hope there is more to come. The link to the youtube playlist is: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE7tQUdRKcyaOq3HlRm9h_Q_WhWKqm5xc
A new episode of the Maintainable Software Podcast features Eileen Uchitelle from the Rails Core Team. She speaks about upgrading Github from Rails 3.2 to 5, and some lessons learned from a major Rails upgrade. [more inside]
The web is moving away from jQuery. Unlike React and Ember, Vue.js is simple and straightforward, so let’s add it to a sample Rails application!
Hello, I’ve written-up a short article on “How to Use the CryptoKitties Unofficial (v0) and Official (v1) Public HTTP JSON (web service) APIs” with ruby and the kittyverse library / gem. Happy data wrangling and cat herding with ruby.
Riaz talks about his experience with organizing and hosting the Atlanta Ruby Users Group meetup. We discuss sponsors, hidden costs of hosting meetups and general tips for guests. https://www.driftingruby.com/episodes/interview-with-riaz-virani
Action Mailbox let’s you process inbound emails with Rails so you can add features like “reply by email” easily to your apps. In this screencast, we’re walking through all the basics you need to know to start handling inbound emails in your apps. How to use ActionMailbox in Rails 6