1. Speed up your Rails app with upsert_all

    Rails' ActiveRecord is—16 years in—almost feature complete, but Rails 6 introduces `upsert_all`. Here's how it can speed up some of the slowest parts of your app.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    April 9, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
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    Ruby
  2. Let's hash this out.

    How hashes have changed in the last few versions of Rails, and how you can handle them to minimize the pain of your next upgrade.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    October 15, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Steve Jackson
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    Ruby
  3. 3 keys to upgrading Rails

    Leveraging dual booting and CI a Rails upgrade can be a team effort that does not stop ongoing feature development
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    September 3, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Kevin Solorio
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    Ruby
  4. Enumerate your enums.

    Rails defaults can lead you astray when creating enum attributes. This guide will show you an easier and less error-prone way that leverages custom enum types in Postgres.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 3, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Ruby
  5. Do we need dependency injection in Ruby?

    What is Dependency Injection anyway? Do we need it at all in ruby? We'll go over a small example and review how being familiar with DI can lead to a better design.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 17, 2018
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Kevin Baribeau
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Ruby
  6. Music Cards

    Software doesn't always have to be amazing. Sometimes, it can just be useful.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    February 20, 2018
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Adam Lukens
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    Development
    Ruby
  7. Rake without Rails.

    A lot of ink has been spilled over how to get “real” unit tests working in Ruby on Rails projects. The first time I encountered it was when Gary Bernhardt and Corey Haines started the “fast specs” meme.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    December 15, 2016
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Ruby
  8. Keep Ruby Weird Again.

    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    October 31, 2016
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    M
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    Ruby

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