Devise model custom field updates with Rails

Devise gem helps in creating User Authentication layer for the Ruby on Rails applications. The other day, I was taking a session on Hackhands to resolve a query from a Ruby on Rails developer. The developer had added an enum attribute role on the users table. The query was how to update custom attribute added to users table generated by devise gem.

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Rails 5.2 introduces Active Storage for File Uploads

DHH [Creator of Rails] has recently announced Active Storage as a built in support for file uploads. Active Storage is targeted to be released with Rails 5.2. The development has been started on Github in ActiveStorage repository. It is started as a separate repository for now. This ActiveStorage is eventually planned to be merged in Rails repository.

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Rails 5 Pluck query changes over Rails 4

Rails 5 has improved the way query was done on database when pluck was called on a model. Before Rails 5, when pluck was called, it used to query database even if the activerecord collection is queried before. There are some posts explaining don’t pluck unnecessarily In this post we will discuss how Rails 5 has improved the way pluck used to work.

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Rails 5 Google Maps API included multilpe times error resolution

While working on integrating Google Map with the Rails 5 application, faced an error saying

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Exception Notification with Ruby on Rails and Slack Notifier

In Rails, exception_notification is popular gem used for Exception Notification to email. Slack is a new tool which is very popular among teams for collaboration. This article will help us understand the way to configure exception_notifier gem to send notifications to your Slack channel from Ruby on Rails application.

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How to Integrate Material UI with Rails

Google has released Material UI. Since then, Material UI is getting a lot of attraction from Designers and Developers around the world. This article will help you create Material UI application in Rails.

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Rails Slack Integration with Slack Notifier gem

In this article we will learn how to integrate slack with Rails applications using slack-notifier. Slack is a messaging app for teams. Slack comes with integration services with tools such as Github, Airbrake, Jenkins, Bitbucket and there are many. You can visit Slack services page for full details.

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What is new in Rails 5 (Features + Changes)

This article will discuss what is new in Rails 5. The changes like rails instead of rake, ruby 2.2.1+ support, performance improvements, action cable, rails api application will be discussed.

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Rescue nil in Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails developers use rescue nil to get default value if particular expression evaluation fails. rescue nil is bad, very bad in terms of performance. We will learn why it’s bad and what should be used in order to achieve the same result

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Github Pages Custom Domain Godaddy Setup

Developers try Setting up the Blog with Github Pages and Custom Domain with Godaddy. This tutorial will help you to set up / point your Github Pages to your Custom Domain if your custom domain is registered with Godady!

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Send Push notifications to Android/iOS devices using Parse

This tutorial will help you to send Push notifications to Android and iOS devices from Ruby on Rails application using Parse

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Ruby Screenshot Website Capture – Screencap, Phantomjs

This tutorial will discuss various tools for Ruby Screenshot capture such as

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Ruby Flay Gem – DRY code base

Tutorial will discuss Ruby Flay gem used to DRY up Ruby/Rails application. Flay gem enforces Best practices to be followed while coding with Ruby and Rails

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Resque Setup Development Mode

This tutorial will guide you setting up Resque locally in development mode with Multiple workers and how to use with Rails application to process background jobs.

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Rails

Memoization in Ruby

This tutorial will help you understanding Memoization pattern in Ruby. Memoization is different from Lazy Initialization. Rails had Memoize to support memoization pattern which will be discussed as well.

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Author's profile picture Akshay Mohite on Ruby