Ruby Magic

Ruby Magic is our special email series where we dive deep into all things Ruby.

Ruby on Rails Controller Patterns and Anti-patterns

By Nikola Đuza on

In this part of the series on Rails patterns and anti-patterns, we are going to analyze the final part of the MVC (Model-View-Controller) design pattern — the Controller.

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Troubleshooting ActiveRecord Performance

By Tomas Fernandez on

You usually don't need to worry about AcriveRecord and its inner workings. This post comes in handy when performance issues arise and you have to start worrying about it.

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Using Webpacker in Your Ruby on Rails Application — a Deep Dive

By Paweł Dąbrowski on

Let's take a deep dive into Webpacker and see how the tool works under the hood.

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Ruby on Rails View Patterns and Anti-patterns

By Nikola Đuza on

Rails views are sometimes amazing and fast, and at other times, they can have all sorts of issues. If you want to increase confidence over how you handle your views, then this blog post is for you.

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RBS: A New Ruby 3 Typing Language in Action

By Diogo Souza on

Let's discover the differences and similarities between Sorbet and the recently released RBS through some practical examples.

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How to Use Mixins and Modules in Your Ruby on Rails Application

By Cleiviane Costa on

Find out how to create and mix modules into other classes and discover what are the benefits from using them in a Ruby on Rails application.

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Top 5 Ruby Blog Posts in 2020 from AppSignal

By Milica Maksimović on

Check out the most appreciated Ruby posts on our blog in 2020.

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Setting Up AppSignal Monitoring for a Ruby on Rails Application

By Milica Maksimović, Stefan Verkerk on

Find out how to integrate AppSignal into a Rails application in our latest video.

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Building a Multi-tenant Ruby on Rails App With Subdomains

By Paweł Dąbrowski on

Discover different approaches to multitenancy and build a simple app with multiple tenants where each tenant will have its subdomain.

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Ruby on Rails Model Patterns and Anti-patterns

By Nikola Đuza on

If you're struggling with models, this blog post is for you. We will quickly go through the process of putting your models on a diet and finish strongly with some things to avoid when writing migrations.

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Structuring Monitoring Data in Monolithic Applications With Namespaces

By Tomas Fernandez on

Namespaces help you make sense of what’s happening in your application. Knowing how they work is especially useful for large monolithic projects.

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Monitoring Any System with StatsD and AppSignal's Standalone Agent

By Tomas Fernandez on

To extend monitoring everywhere and have all data in a single place, check out our standalone agent.

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