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Connect a Ruby on Rails App with React in a Monolith

August 3, 2022

This article will show you how to connect a Rails application with a front-end developed in React (without splitting the code into two separate applications).

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Build Rails applications faster with AWS services

July 28, 2022

Building web applications with Rails is fast. We can speed it up, even more, using AWS services that perfectly complement the features we plan to develop. What’s mor...

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5 things to consider when upgrading the Rails application

July 21, 2022

When planned properly, software upgrades are easier and less time-consuming than we expect them to be. In this article, I cover a few essential steps, you can’t forg...

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How to handle connection with tens of API providers in one web application

July 7, 2022

Let’s go through some of the most important factors to consider when developing code that handles multiple API connections.

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How ActiveRecord decides when to preload and when eager load records

June 30, 2022

Which two methods do Active Record use under the hood of the includes method?

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How Active Record overwrites standard Ruby methods for counting array elements

June 17, 2022

It may appear that counting records in a database with ActiveRecord is pretty simple. Well, it is true, but only if you understand the differences between the size, ...

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Taking over the app – best practices. Part one: the technological aspect

May 25, 2022

Taking over an existing system may be a stressful and complex process for both the app owner and the new development team. At the same time, it’s not rare in the tec...

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We grew up with Ruby, so why did we take over a Java project?

May 12, 2022

Since last year, we’ve put a spotlight on this diversity, and as a result, in Q1 2022 apart from working on RoR projects, we kicked off a complex Java project in the...

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5 Tips to Design Ruby on Rails Transactions the Right Way

March 30, 2022

This article offers a set of good practices for working with transactions. The tips are pretty simple, but they will help make your transactions bulletproof, readabl...

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Import Maps Under the Hood in Rails 7

March 2, 2022

Import maps is the new feature in Rails 7 that allows us to say goodbye to Node.js and tools like Webpack. There's no need for bundling anymore

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