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Ruby 3.1 – what is new?

Published outside February 17, 2022

Ruby 3.1 is strongly focused on improving the performance of both the development process and the final product. Discover what’s changed in the latest Ruby release!

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SOLID principles

January 18, 2022

This article is a quick summary easy to memorize, so you will never wonder again what this SOLID term is all about.

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Five things you did not know about Rails transactions

January 4, 2022

Transactions in Rails are an integral part of the framework, even if you don’t use them explicitly. Sometimes the way they work may be surprising, especially if you ...

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Rails 7 - what is new?

Published outside December 30, 2021

The 7.0 release brings Rails closer to the ideal of ‘The One Person Framework’. What does it change for existing web apps and brand new products?

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Why does developers not want to make software upgrades

Published outside November 5, 2021

In most cases, a software upgrade will cause problems. It’s a sad truth, because it means most development teams don’t enjoy working on them

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Rails enum under the hood

November 2, 2021

Have you ever wondered how the enum is working under the hood and how it’s possible that we get access to more valuable methods that we don’t define directly with th...

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Intro to web scraping

October 26, 2021

This article introduces web scraping with Ruby, based on my ten years of experience in writing automation scripts. But it’s just a beginning; there is a lot more to ...

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The Sidekiq job flow

October 19, 2021

This article introduces the Sidekiq job’s flow to help you understand what is happening with the job you queue when it’s successfully performed, or an error is raise...

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Introduction to Rails transactions

October 12, 2021

Create bulletproof processes with Ruby

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Enum in Rails explained

October 5, 2021

This article is a perfect starting point for someone unfamiliar with Rails enums yet and a perfect checklist for developers who work with such structures daily.

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