A beginner in Rails might find themselves testing a model and not seeing the attributes reflecting the changes they would expect to see. Read about why this problem happens and how you can resolve it by reloading the model.
There is a strong test culture for Rubyist using Rails. Caching can be rewarding in performance, yet can introduce cache complexities. Read about how I approach testing low-level caching.
This is the last of four parts on GraphQL Persisted Queries with HTTP Caching. We end by adding HTTP caching to our Express, Rails and React applications.
This is the third of four parts on GraphQL Persisted Queries with HTTP Caching. We continue our journey with creating a Rails GraphQL API, synchronizing queries to it, and adapting it to use persisted queries.
This is the second of four parts on GraphQL Persisted Queries with HTTP Caching. We'll setup a React application and Express server, both using GraphQL. We will refactor these applications to support persisted queries.
This is the first of four parts on GraphQL Persisted Queries with HTTP Caching. We start by describing some problems with GraphQL due to its flexibility, and how we can solve the issues with persisted queries.
Trying to configure Rails ActiveStorage for Minio as your storage provider? The default configuration does not work out of the box, so read on to see what configuration options you are missing.
RailsRequestStats provides a simple drop-in solution to expose more statistics on requests. New information is presented in your development logs, supplying you with the required information to iteratively optimize requests by noticing subtle changes in the number of queries and average runtimes.
ActiveJob in Rails provides nice benefits. The background queueing gem Sidekiq allows for tailored options that you cannot use with ActiveJob. This post looks at a project's transition from ActiveJob to Sidekiq, and how to fill the missing functionality of ActiveJob Callbacks. By the end, we come up with a way to contain the callback logic to their own modules without modifying the concrete jobs.
When you are knee deep in Ruby and dealing with objects that you never created it's sometimes a little daunting to trace everything back and figure it all out. Luckly there are a couple techniques in Ruby that can aid you. In particular, pry is an extreamly powerful tool that you should have in your toolbox.