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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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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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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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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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