Ruby\RoR News Digest 3 - 9.08

This week's freshest news, updates and guides from the Ruby and Rails programming
09 August 2019   521

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new Ruby and Ruby on Rails news digest.

As always, we have prepared some great material for you. In this issue, you will learn, for example, how to migrate your Docker\Kubernetes Ruby app today, how to use Ruby unique method to remove duplicates, watch video on how to remove conditionals with Ruby's Array wrap method and many other things.

Guides

  • Don’t change the signature of Sidekiq jobs running in production

Author brings a lot of arguments to the statement, given in the header.

  • Fullstaq Ruby: First impressions, and how to migrate your Docker/Kubernetes Ruby apps today

Short, but interesting tutorial, which covers one of the aspects of Fullstaq Ruby.

  • How to Use The Ruby Uniq Method To Remove Duplicates

 Using uniq with a block provides even more power; great guide for the beginners.

Videos

  • Removing conditionals with Ruby's Array wrap method

  • Dev Quick Tips - Using Ruby's Reduce method to create a Hash of "Banana Bunch" Arrays

Article

  • Tales of the Ruby Grimoire - Part One - The Grimoire

As author of this programming fairytale explains, this is the first of many tales of the legendary Ruby Grimoire, a great and terrible book of Ruby dark magics

  • Introducing the ‘aws-rails-provisioner’ gem developer preview

This gem is designed to help you define and deploy containerized Rails apps on AWS Fargate

Updates

  • Jekyll 4.0.0.pre.beta1 Released 

Pre beta1 of new major version of the solution, that allows to transform text in static websites and blogs

  • Ciao: An HTTP Monitoring Tool, Built on Rails 

Webapp that checks HTTP endpoints and can send notifications when something bad happens

  • Hightop: A Shortcut for Group Count Queries

Adds a top method to Enumberable so works with both plain old arrays or ActiveRecord.

Podcast

  • RR 424: Documenting Your Code

David Kumira (Screencaster of Drifting Ruby, Panelist on Ruby Rogues), Nate Hopkins (CodeFund) and Andrew Mason (Full stack Ruby on Rails developer) talks why documenting your Ruby (and not only Ruby) code is valuable.

Ruby\RoR News Digest 28.07 - 2.08

Ruby and its most popular framework continue to develop and evolve; continue reading to stay with its pace
01 August 2019   387

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new Ruby and Ruby on Rails news digest.

As always, we have prepared some great material for you. In this issue, you will learn, for example, everything about infinity in Ruby, how to request api adapter, watch the screencast about removing conditionals with Ruby's Array wrap method and many other things.

Guides

  • Ruby Infinity: How It Works & Why It Matters

A step-by-step tutorial, that will give you everything you need to know about infinity in Ruby.

  • Using logs to power up your Rails development workflow

Learn how logging can help you to improve your development workflow at Ruby

  • Request Api Adapter

Skilled frontend developer wrote a small tutorial on how to request api adapters in Ruby, with code examples

  • Consider Value Objects

Guide on using 'Value Objets' in Rails

  • How to Create Temporary Files in Ruby

I believe, everything should be understandable from the heading

  • String Concatenation & Interpolation in Ruby (With Examples)

Getting Strings together is common task in Ruby; learn how to do it right

Videos

  • Removing conditionals with Ruby's Array wrap method

Updates

  • Faker

A library for generating fake data such as names, addresses, and phone numbers.

  • Homebrew

A CLI workflow for the administration of macOS applications distributed as binaries

  • Metasploit Framework

Metasploit helps security teams do more than just verify vulnerabilities, manage security assessments, and improve security awareness

Podcast

  • 207: Very-Bad, Or Just Normal-Bad?

Chris Toomey (Development director at Thoughtbot) & Steph Viccari (developer at Thoughtbot) discuss a handful of utilities that help with their workflows and GitHub, and then dive into a handful of ActiveRecord, SQL, and postgres-related topics.