Full-length articles about software engineering

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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9 takeaways from years of building Ruby on Rails projects

Published outside September 30, 2021

As of September 2021, Rails supports over a million live websites worldwide, mainly in the US. Its usage growth has been near-constant for the last decade. We’re not...

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How to add a powerful blog to your ecommerce site in minutes

Published outside September 6, 2021

In this article, I will show you how you can easily integrate your e-commerce platform built with Spree and a blog with the ButterCMS headless platform

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Node.js & Frameworks - guide for beginners

Published outside September 2, 2021

We’ve prepared this Node.js beginner guide with an overview of the most important frameworks, to help you determine whether this JavaScript runtime environment is fo...

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Building a tech startup without a technical co-founder? Start here.

Published outside July 22, 2021

A tech startup, as the name suggests, requires technical expertise to prosper. A technical co-founder, or a CTO, is not only a technology expert but also someone cap...

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Under the hood of the includes method in Rails

July 6, 2021

This article is not a deep dive into ActiveRecord’s internals, but a meaningful and straightforward explanation of how includes works and in which case we should be ...

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Why Ruby on Rails is experiencing a renaissance in 2021?

Published outside June 15, 2021

Ruby on Rails has been our technology of choice since the earliest days of iRonin.IT. We enjoy working with this web framework, which is both modern and mature enoug...

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How to quickly familiarize with any legacy Rails app

June 15, 2021

Joining the legacy project is not easy, this list will help you to quickly familiarize with the business logic of the application

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Performance, Stress, and Load Tests in Rails

Published outside June 9, 2021

Rails has good support not only for unit, end-to-end, and integration tests but also for tests related to performance and loading. I’ll cover all of them in the arti...

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