Issue 270 — October 29, 2015
Jamis Buck shows off BulkInsert (BuckInsert, surely? ;-)), an ActiveRecord extension to make it quicker to insert 1000s of rows at a time using batch INSERTs.
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ARGF gives you files referenced in command line arguments or passed in over standard input.
This sort of ad-hoc ‘scripting’ style programming is my Ruby bread and butter nowadays. Ruby is amazing for once-off jobs as shown here.
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Once you’ve got your Rails app into a Docker container, how can you get it quickly and simply deployed? (In this case, on Heroku.)
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Extreme Object-Oriented Ruby video
John Cinnamond stretches Ruby’s object orientation features to their computational limits.
Full Stack Fest 2015
Bootstrapping a Business Around Open Source video
Ever wondered how the Passenger guys bootstrapped Phusion?
Hate Fixing Bugs? Lucky You. We Love It.
Tackling technical debt and integrating disparate systems is fun, too. (Yes, really.)
Cool Ruby Regex Tricks tutorial
I have a huge soft spot for regular expressions. Starr shows off an eclectic handful of quick tricks.
Layering API Defenses With Caching tutorial
How to Traverse Foreign Ruby Code tutorial
How to Apply RuboCop to Your Large Rails Codebase tutorial
A look at using HoundCI, a continuous integration tool for code style, along with the RuboCop Ruby static code analyzer.
How to Deploy a Rails Application to AWS Elastic Beanstalk with Semaphore tutorial
4 Ways to Parse a JSON API in Ruby tutorial
Using net/http, HTTParty, rest-client, and Faraday.
Heroku Style Application Deployments with Docker tutorial
Remove N+1 Queries in Your Rails App tutorial
Prevent Information Leaking in Rails tutorial
A very quick tip to prevent browsers from caching pages, if you wish.
Sidekiq 4.0.0.pre1 Now Available tools news
Not the final version but just use
gem 'sidekiq', '4.0.0.pre1' if you want to get testing.
Jekyll 3.0 Released: The Ruby Static Site Generator tools news
Even outside of the Ruby world, Jekyll is one of the most powerful and well used static site generators.
Redis Performance Dashboard and Autoscaling from RedisGreen tools
Seamless scaling and analytics backed by support from engineers who have been scaling Redis for years.
i18n-tasks: Helps You Find and Manage Missing and Unused Translations code
Essentially static analysis for internationalization.