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Looking for Rails work? / Hiring Rails developers?

General • Asked by Chris Oliver

Similar to the Hacker News thread, I thought we might start up a thread for anyone looking to hire a Ruby / Rails freelancer or if you're a freelancer looking for work. *Please lead with either ...

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What are your goals for 2017?

General • Asked by Alan Reid

Hello all! Hope you all have a great holiday and heres to an awesome 2017 to you all :) One of my goals for 2017 is to learn new stuff. One of the things i want to do, is to expand my understa...

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How do I prepopulate table data for a new registered user?

Rails • Asked by Alex R

I'm wondering how would one go about prepopulating certain data table for a new user? Let's say I have a table with posts and a table with likes, and when new a user registers I'd like to make it s...

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[Hatch Deployment] - Cannot bundle commonmarker due to cmake

Gems / Libraries • Asked by Lauro Silva

Im using commonmarker for the HTML::Pipeline::MarkdownFilter. And when trying to deploy my app, I get this exception: ``` Gem::Ext::BuildError: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. ...

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Are there any WORM (write once, read many) data stores that integrate well with Rails?

Databases • Asked by Chris Zempel

I've gotta store a bunch of events, which are snippets of data that contain information about a thing that happened inside the system I'm working on. I'm building out audit trail, which could poten...

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Looking to upload files to local file storage on server. Recommended best to handle multiple?

General • Asked by Christopher Stewart

I am looking to upload multiple files to local file stoarage on a server. They could be images, excell files, pdf's, .dwg etc. Do I need to somehow declare what type of file is being uploaded o...

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Advice on implementing a template system in Rails

Rails • Asked by Jamie Carr

I am currently building a Rails app that allows users to create and manage projects. Within these projects are different groups and tasks which are of course associated models belonging to the proj...

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PDF Receipts not working

Rails • Asked by Adrian DeGus

I just finished working through the pdf receipts video but can't get it to work. I have the webhook working and all charges are displayed properly, but the link to the pdf 404's. Can you see whe...

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Stripe - Question about canceling accounts

Rails • Asked by Adrian DeGus

I just finished following the screencasts on setting up Stripe, everything went well! I have my app setup to cancel accounts `:at_period_end` so that subscribers can continue accessing content t...

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How to deploy in Google App Engine?

Rails • Asked by Jorge Dominguez

Hi there Guys! So its possible to get a video tutorial on how to deploy a Rails App in GAP?

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How do I get redirect to view after create action using Vue.js

Javascript • Asked by Tabish Iqbal

Out of interest, have a weird issue. Trying to do a redirect after create. The record is being created just fine, but get a 500 error on the redirect? Using an ajax call using Vue-resource. Below...

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Capybara is sending HTML format on request instead of JS

Testing • Asked by Zubin Teherani

The feature works perfectly on the browser, however on the tests when Capybara clicks the submit button the request is processed as an HTML: `Processing by SearchController#index as HTML` Inste...

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From where to start for developing a Shopify application?

Rails • Asked by Haytham Eghbariah

Hello, First of all thank you Chris for supporting students like me with so limited budget! I'm really happy to be part of this community. I'm a Java programmer, and I know basics of Ruby, and...

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Limiting filesize upload when using Shrine + AWS S3

Rails • Asked by Masud Hossain

I built my file upload using Chris's guide (, and i'm trying to figure out a way to increase limit the upload size of each file. Right now it ...

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Spell check

Site Feedback • Asked by Rails Addict

Hi, it seems that spell check only works for title not for the body of posts.

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Screen Capture For GoRails Videos

General • Asked by Rails Addict

Hi, i was thinking of making an udemy video and was wondering what software is used in the gorails videos or if anyone has any suggestions? i also want to be able to use a tablet to write on the sc...

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how do i display search results

Rails • Asked by Neil Patel

Following on from my prev question regarding implementing search using the geocoder gem [] I have i...

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Is there less opportunity for junior developers/1st job seekers in Rails?

Rails • Asked by Rails Addict

It seems that almost all of the Ruby on Rails job postings are for senior developers, usually with 5+ years experience, although I am aware of the caveat that one should not let that stop them from...

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how do i implement search by postcode/zipcode using the Geocoder Gem

Rails • Asked by Neil Patel

Building a small rails app that is able to search by postcode(zipcode) and radius, so it responds with contractors that are within that radius/postcode **schema.rb** create_table "locations", f...

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Where should I start?

Tips • Asked by Kelvin Firmino

Hey, good morning. Chris, I would like to start to learn more about Ruby and Rails. I have a little more than a year programming with them. However, I would like to know which series should I st...