I just wrote an introduction on how the new gems active job and global id interact in rails 4.2
Imagine developing an application where you need to grab shipping data in real time, send products, inventory, and order information over at least ten different APIs including Amazon and eBay. When I first heard that I had to do this, there could only be one answer: “Challenge accepted”. Continue reading…
This week I am excited to have a couple of actual Rails-related links! Not just the usual distributed systems and spaceship related nonsense. Go me!
Programming in a nutshell.
Get a sense for the vibe…
A fundamental Active Record feature known as eager loading regularly trips up new Rails developers to the detriment of their application’s performance. In this post I offer a concrete example illustrating the difference between the includes and joins approaches, complete with a log of the queries executed when each approach is implemented.
Rails bundles default 404 (file not found), 422 (unprocessable entity), and 500 (internal server error) pages into every newly generated application. While they get the job done, these pages are pretty bland, so in this post I’ll show you how to update them to suit the logic and design requirements of your application.