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Ruby 3.1 – what is new?

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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Rails 7 - what is new?

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

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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9 takeaways from years of building Ruby on Rails projects

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

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

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.

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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Why Ruby on Rails is experiencing a renaissance in 2021?

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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Performance, Stress, and Load Tests in Rails

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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Using Webpacker in Your Ruby on Rails Application — a Deep Dive

February 17, 2021

This article takes a deep dive into Webpacker and offers a detailed explanation that will enable you to understand how this tool works under the hood.

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