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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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Medium.com style URLs for username
General • Asked by Nino Rosella
Hi everyone, I'm implementing a username system in my app, and I'm trying to make the URLs pretty. I'd rather not have anything like: ``` https://www.myapp.com/users/joebloggs https://www.m...
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How to use ActionText in Rails 6 Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
Great stuff Chris! Very exciting. I also just watched the @mention episode too. To anyone reading this, a few questions: 1. Do you think we can get @mentions working on our Rails 5.2 app that...
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Deploy Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
Thanks for this article, Chris! I'm struggling to get past the step of installing NGINX with Passenger. The command sudo apt-get install -y nginx-extras passenger...results in a message about sever...
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Direct Uploads with ActiveStorage Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
I'm running to a small error I think. Alright, so when I try to get the a file to upload It seems to begin the process and then commit but then it stops. I get a completed 200 ok but the issue is t...
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Jumpstart Template
Rails • Asked by Tom Marler
I followed this tutorial (https://github.com/excide3/jumpstart), when I go into powershell and enter EDITOR=subl rails credentials:edit it comes up as a empty file. If I try and migrate the Databas...
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Building a product in under 10 minutes with Jumpstart Pro Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
**Congrats on the 300th episode! 🎉** Jumpstart Pro looks great!
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Deleting Comments In Nested Threads Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
How about taking an OO approach i.e. changing the type to DeletedComment, e.g. using STI? This eliminates the code smell of conditionals in a partial.
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Ruby on Rails: gem devise session logged in
Rails • Asked by Taynan Breno
I have two tables, company and employee, so I would like when I register an employee, his registration was also for the company that was already logged, that is, without having to have to choose wh...
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Vue JS server side rendering with rails webpacker
General • Asked by Ed Tewiah
I'm trying to figure out a solution for server side rendering of a vue js app using rails and webpacker. This article comes out top in a google search but is pretty much useless: https://medium...
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Nested Comment Threads in Rails - Part 2 Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
There's a security vulnerability in the code which allows any authenticated user to delete anyone else's comment. While there's a check in view (`if comment.user == current_user`) for showing the d...
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How to install Tailwind CSS using Webpacker with Rails Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
Nice addition to GoRails episode list. Would love to see more TailwindCSS with Rails videos. Also thanks for plugging your laptop power in...I was starting to panic :D
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How do I make an app to get a video by url from youtube download it / process it/ and uploaded to a local db?
Gems / Libraries Solved • Asked by emil mircea
I liked the shrine tutorials and would like to use that as an upload to local disk solution. I also found a gem called youtube-dl (https://github.com/layer8x/youtube-dl.rb) to help download from Y...
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Deliver Later not working
Rails • Asked by Stephen Sizer
Hi Guys, I have a rails app, and for some reason when I call deliver_later the emails aren't sending. When I test it with deliver_now it works fine. I have redis and sidekiq both running. TI...
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Issues Deploying Rails App
Rails • Asked by Damian Nelwep
Hi there, I'd like to deploy my app and I followed a long tutorial (not the GoRails one badly :( ) but I managed to put it on the server and running with Capistrano. DB is postgre and OS is Debi...
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The Params Hash Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
This was awesome. I didn't know how the params hash worked, and this is so helpful. I hope you are going to do more like this one. This has not been covered in any beginner tutorials I've taken.
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Improving In-App Notifications Discussion
General • Asked by Chris Oliver
+1 for the ActionCable episode!
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pghero
Gems / Libraries • Asked by Ron Holmes
Hi Chris, Back, at the end of Episode 173, you said: *"And in the next episode, I'd like to cover a gem called pghero which is a performance dashboard for rails and for postgreSQL, that can sugg...
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installed RoR, now what?
General • Asked by Rino Mardo
after installing RoR, what is next? i looked around the guides and screencasts and all of them assume you already have experience with RoR! where is the tutorial for newbie RoR developers? how ...
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