Tag Archives: ruby on rails

Today I Learned how to Secure the Delayed Job Page with Spree Users

A client has an online store that is powered by an older version of Spree. I’m in the process of upgrading it and adding features to it at the same time. It’s a slow process as upgrading to newer versions … Continue reading

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Generate a Todo List in Standard (Rubocop)

The older I get the more I appreciate code linters. Something that can detect and often correct my formatting errors? Great! One less thing I have to worry about. Then I can spend my time on more important tasks such … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Development Environment featuring Docker and Rails

With the current virus issues I forgot to publicize that my presentation about creating pleasant development environments was posted along with an example of Dockerizing an existing Rails application. You can find the slides for the talk here. Finally you … Continue reading

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A Rails 6 Template and Then Some

I appreciate people posting getting started examples and templates online. They are good for getting started and playing with a new technology. The problem is the templates are usually not production ready. They are also missing a bunch of the … Continue reading

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Today I Learned How to Create a React-Rails App

A working example can be found here in the Saturday MP Examples GitHub. First thing you need to do is create a basic Rails app as outlined in my previous post.  My setup is the same as creating Rails app: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS host … Continue reading

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Today I Learned how to Generate a ERD for Rails Application

Back in the day Rails apps didn’t add foreign keys to database tables.  Believe it or not this was a feature not a bug.  The idea was that you shouldn’t “repeat” the relationship between you models in the code and … Continue reading

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Today I Learned how to Create Rails Docker Container Without Ruby Installed

I was curious to see if I could create a Docker container for a new Rails project without having Ruby or Rails installed on the host machine.  To do this I created a new Ubuntu 18 virtual machine with the … Continue reading

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Installing Ruby on Rails 3.1 on Mac OS X 10.6 Notes

My notes for installing Ruby on Rails on 3.1 on Mac OS X 10.6.  This is not a tutorial or a how-to, just the notes I took as I tried to get Ruby on Rails up and running. 1) By … Continue reading

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