Ruby Weekly
Issue 247 — May 21, 2015
Fernando Villalobos
React is currently one of the most popular “JavaScript frameworks” (though really it’s principally a UI library). This extensive tutorial demonstrates how to bring React together with a Rails app.

The New Stack
Features various insights (both in audio interview and written form) from SoundCloud developer Erik Michaels-Ober.

Yorick Peterse
Doesn’t require libxml but has a small native extension for performance (C by default, Java for JRuby).

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Giles Bowkett
Giles Bowkett is back with an interesting critique of Rails’ 'strong_parameters'.

Christian Vuerings
A look at tools that improve the connections between Angular and Rails.

Fabio Akita
A look at a few techniques for adding caching related improvements to a Passenger-hosted Rails app.

Kasper Timm Hansen
A member of the Rails core team explains how they’re making collection rendering faster in Rails 5.


In brief