rails Archives - CookiesHQ

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October 31, 2017

Multiple databases connected in rake with rails

There are many reasons why you may want to connect to multiple databases, a quick context to ours. We recently took over a project that hadn't launched yet and decided…
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Utility pole
January 12, 2017

How we use Segment with Solidus / Spree

A little technical overview of how we use Segment with Spree to track users, orders and products.
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August 9, 2016

Service workers and browser push notifications (with Ruby on Rails example)

We were recently developing an app with a real-time notification component. Since we could be confident of the devices being used by end users, we decided to forego long-polling and…
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July 13, 2016

What I’ve learnt from teaching for Code First:Girls

What teaching for Code First:Girls has taught me about myself, the way I see development and how it affects our 'Do good; Be good' mindset.
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June 21, 2016

Multiparameter attributes with Ruby on Rails

In part 1, we looked at how Rails handles multiparameter attributes - like dates - in forms and models. This time, we'll be looking at how we can use this…
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June 8, 2016

Docker continued: trying out the beta for OS X and Rails

A while ago, an 'OS X native' version of Docker was released in beta stage. Thinking that it would be a better experience than my previous, I decided to give…
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Tic Tac Toe
June 1, 2016

Tic Tac Toe Game in Rails 5 with Action Cable

I've been playing around with Rails 5 Beta and as great as the Rails::API integration is, I think by far my favourite new feature is Action Cable. A lot of…
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May 25, 2016

Rails spelunking – date_select

Digging into the code that makes date_select and its brethen work
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Ruby on Rails books
May 12, 2016

How relevant is Ruby on Rails in 2016 for web application development?

Ruby on Rails was created in 2004 and Open Sourced in 2005 by David Heinemeier Hansson. It also was the framework used to create the now-superstar app Basecamp.
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May 10, 2016

We have created ‘Hebillas’, a suspender Ruby on Rails template companion

At CookiesHQ we always seek to accelerate our known and repeatable processes, so we took our Rails template up a notch with the help of Suspenders
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