Conferencia Rails Madrid, 13-15th October 2016

What is this? Conferencia Rails is the most venerable large scale Spanish Ruby and Rails related event. It has held 6 editions, spawned 1 spin-off sister js event, received +1.500 attendees and brought +100 speakers. This year we will have some workshops on October...

Building Web Apps with the Go Programming Language

Building Web Apps with the Go Programming Language GO, an open source, is a newcomer to the world of programming. It is statically typed programming language developed by Google that provides you with some nice features like garbage collection, memory safety and...

Cable got buffer, Callbacks Stripped, and more!

Featured This Week’s Multiplanetary Contributors 22 contribunauts came aboard the contributor list this week with their precious commits harvested for the good of all. You’ve earned this heart of gold: 💛 Action Cable buffers socket writes Quoting the description:...

How to Make your Next Rails Upgrade Easier

If you’re a Rails developer, you know all about upgrading apps from one version to another; it’s part of the job. These upgrades can range from simple gem version bumps of 4.2.5.2 to 4.2.6, to nightmarish leaps from 3.2 to 4.1. Those latter upgrades are...

More Class Loading Adventures

I was working on upgrading a library in a Rails 4.1 application. It was a big-ish upgrade; 17 version bumps and more than 2 years since that gem had been upgraded. Things were proceeding along well until I ran the test suite and, when instantiating one of the classes...

Interactors in Rails

Interactors in Rails About what? – Interactors. Well anyway. You better tell me which tribe you are in: sharp-pointed or thick-headed? In other words, do you prefer skinny models or skinny controllers? That’s a mean thing, indeed, to ask incorrect question...

Lazy Loading of Images in Rails

Recently I joined a company thats Thrillophilia a tours and activities company in India, and where I need to solve a problem of lazy loading of images, cause the site is image heavy. I came across lot of lazy loading javascript plugins, but finally came to know about...

Private Class Methods In Ruby

A quick tip to how to difine a class method as private method, I have seen lot of people doing it wrong way. Lets take a quick look on how to define a private instance method in ruby class Dog def poop "Going outside, and will poop :)" end private def bark puts 'woof...

Nominations for Ruby Prize 2016 are Now Open

Nominations for Ruby Prize 2016 are now being accepted for new and outstanding members in the Ruby community. The Ruby Prize is given to recognize the efforts of remarkable activity and achievements in the Ruby Community. The prize will be awarded by the...