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!
After we mentioned some of the best tips and methods for writing a better Ruby code, we also encouraged you to learn more about methods in Ruby. And today we will help you with this task by providing some entry but necessary information on useful ActiveRecord methods. These methods will help you to solve N+1 queries problem and to achieve the results faster!
Summer is the time when most of the tech and software development conferences are held. RubyKaigi (for example) that lasted from May 31 to June 2 brought many interesting solutions and insights to Ruby and RoR worlds. Today we will tell you about some of them like Kiba or Rib which have been included in our list of the most popular GitHub repositories. Also, you will find there a generic system to build and distribute binary packages, very fast pagination gem, event management tool, database sharding extension, a web framework for Crystal, interactive Ruby shell and more… Read about all of them in our weekly trending Ruby on Rails repositories. June, 11.
If you are working with chatbots, now is the time you can use some amazing framework to simplify your task. At the end of May Stealth Ruby framework for conversational voice and text chatbots was launched. With Stealth you can customize and extend your chatbot by writing code. Isn’t it cool?
Sometimes you work with a tool but don’t know that it has some secret features that can speed up the process or improve the final quality. How many of you knew that Rails has a built-in method to load configuration defined in
ymlfiles? If you hear this for the first time, thanks to Paweł Dąbrowski today you will learn about YAML files for RoR apps configuration!
Meet a standalone component which is deployed in front of your SQL database and generates a GraphQL API. It is called Prisma. Prisma turns your database into a realtime GraphQL API.