Can you imagine that our Rails digest celebrates one year! On February 5 in 2018 we started our (weekly at first) regular issues with the most interesting Rails/Ruby projects on GitHub. Now it transformed into monthly trending Ruby on Rails repositories digest and can deliver more of interesting tools and solutions for your use. What can be more awesome than a chance to do less work with better performance? This time, on February 13 of 2019, you will read about e-commerce solutions, Rails security, row sorting library, testing Rails engines and other great RoR projects on GitHub!
We try to describe less obvious tips and techniques for Rails apps in our blog, so this time we are presenting you ActiveAdmin performance optimization for Rails apps.
Hurray! New Rails digest arrived at the beginning of winter. It is likely, you heard of some open source projects, we share today, before. But it is also for sure, that some other of them from this list is a surprise for you. The worst thing about software development that you can’t use all of the cool tools you know. But more you know – the better solution you can find in future. In this ‘Monthly trending Ruby on Rails repositories. December, 5’ digest you will meet error monitoring for Rails, Vue on Rails gem, publishing framework, DB schema managing tool, carpooling platform, Vim config for Rails and many other awesome repositories!
This tutorial was published on Tristan Penman’s blog as the result of the author’s experiment on improving the performance and reducing a memory usage of a data structure he implemented using Ruby. He has been reimplementing the core functionality in C++, exposing it to Ruby via a native extension. Let’s follow Tristan and investigate the way to create Ruby Gem with native extensions!
Earlier we showed you some main problems you can face using GraphQL and some solutions to deal with them. Meanwhile, StackShare have been experimenting with GraphQL for some new features and encountered a couple of gaps in the Ruby GraphQL implementation… There was no appropriate caching solution! That was the reason to create an open source solution as graphql-cache – the new graphql-ruby gem! So today we’re introducing GraphQL Cache!
It seems like almost a month passed from our latest Rails digest. Many great conferences have taken place in June and July – you can watch some videos from GORUCO and Ruby HACK here. However, we also have a lot of interesting stuff to share with you. Since the last digest, we collected a bunch of nice Rails GitHub open source projects that will be definitely useful for your work! Here you will find project management software, Bootstrap 4 Ruby gem, performance dashboard for Postgres, CMS, optimized JSON gem and more… Meet the new ‘Weekly trending Ruby on Rails repositories. July, 23’!
Ruby Framework for Interacting with Amazon Alexa is called Ralyxa. Ralyxa is used for creating web services that provide Alexa skills.
As Ruby on Rails agency, we’re always looking for tools and news related to RoR or Ruby. Nokogiri (鋸) is a Ruby gem providing HTML, XML, SAX, and Reader parsers. Among Nokogiri’s many features is the ability to search documents via XPath or CSS3 selectors.