Drifting Ruby Screencasts

By Dave Kimura

About this podcast   English    United States

Every week you will be treated to a new Drifting Ruby episode featuring tips and tricks with Ruby on Rails, the popular web development framework. These screencasts are short and focus on one technique so you can quickly move on to applying it to your own project. The topics are geared toward the intermediate Rails developer, but beginners and experts will get something out of it as well.
April 1, 2018
In this episode, we look at what would seemingly be simple queries, but are more complex once you start looking into them. Using built in ActiveRecord functions, we can make the queries readable and easy to work with.
March 4, 2018
In this episode, we take a look at the Encrypted Credentials of Ruby on Rails 5.2 and how we can patch it so that we can use other YAML files like a development.yml and test.yml.
Feb. 24, 2018
This is a video of the Drifting Ruby Code Base being built over the years.
Feb. 4, 2018
In this episode, we will go through some of the tips and tricks that we often take for granted. We will be looking at nested routes, scopes, migrations and more.
Jan. 7, 2018
Upcoming features include ActiveStorage, built-in Redis Cache Store, updated Rails Credentials and a bunch of other cool things! Honorable mentions also to the new Stimulus Javascript Framework.
Dec. 3, 2017
Sentry is an Open Source error tracking that helps developers monitor and fix crashes in real time. Learn how to add and configure Sentry to your application.
Nov. 5, 2017
Slow tests can slow down your development process. Using parallel_tests, you can speed up your test suite by multiple threads and running the tests in groups.
Oct. 29, 2017
Factory Bot is a fixtures replacement which can generate the needed records directly in the tests. Faker can be used to create fake data for these records.
Oct. 22, 2017
Create Acceptance Tests or Feature Tests to extend your automated tests with browser testing. It can help tests some areas that cannot be reached with other types of tests.
Oct. 15, 2017
Using RSpec, learn how to create tests for your application and view your coverage.
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