Application templates aren't just for new Rails apps! Stop copy-pasting configurations and get back to productivity with modular templates from this promising new service.
(July 06, 2020)
A subtle feature of Rails routing gave me a new appreciation for the attention to detail that the authors of the Rails framework put into making it a pleasant development experience.
(June 22, 2020)
Nobody likes an intermittently failing test. Here's one way to keep your test suite running green, even when a test sometimes fails.
(June 08, 2020)
Here are my favorite subscriptions for keeping up with Rails, Ruby, and my world of software development.
(May 25, 2020)
Looking back on a decade of writing about Ruby on Rails.
(May 18, 2020)
There's a good chance that your next Rails job will involve working with an existing application. Here's how I've recently gone about learning several new-to-me codebases.
(May 11, 2020)
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(April 15, 2020)
Sometimes, TDD gets in the way, does more to confuse than guide, or generally just slows development to a monotonous crawl. Here's a set of five go-to strategies I use to get out of test-fueled frustration, and back to productivity.
(July 09, 2019)
(April 09, 2019)
Active Record abstracts away much of the need to use SQL on a daily basis. But understanding what's going on behind the scenes is still important. Here's how understanding SQL can make you a better Rails developer.
(February 18, 2019)