Richard Wigley


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Posted in Primer on Rails 5.1's new UJS library Discussion

I tried to use "Rails" in the console as this video demoed. It didn't work with the error message "Rails is not defined". There seems to be a relevant Rails issue, , in which a Rails core member commented that: "When using rails-ujs with webpack window.Rails is indeed not defined."

There is a stackoverflow question on this topic:

Posted in How to write System Tests in Rails Discussion

2.54 "you should use url_helpers over path_helpers" - the Rails guide examples use path_helpers and url_helpers. Are they mistaken?

Posted in Sending emails with Mandrill Discussion

I was seeing 5 minute+ delays and no shows - which is a problem for password resets! Chris has done the hard work so switching between providers isn't a chore. I'm testing another SMTP service and this is giving a better response time.

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