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Major Features in Rails 6.0

Rails 6.0 is scheduled to be release in the coming months. This posts explores what is new in Rails 6.0 and references to what needs to be done to implement them in your project.

In engineering, rails, May 01, 2019

Rails Performance Monitoring Tools Compared

You should monitor your Rails application regularly, to find performance bottlenecks. Here are some tools that help you achieve this.

In engineering, rails, Mar 06, 2019

Delayed Job as a rake task

Delayed Job is a great and simple solution for background jobs in a Rails application. But if you don’t have the memory or resources to run a background thread 24hrs on a server what ...

In engineering, rails, shorts, Mar 04, 2019

Performance Testing Rails Applications

Measuring the performance of a rails application is very important before it is deployed to production. Rails framework provides various tools to measure the performance of the applic...

In engineering, rails, Mar 01, 2019

Tmux Cheatsheet

tmux is a terminal mutiplexer, which allows you to run multiple terminals in a single local or remote terminal window. It comes in pretty handy when you want to see multiple terminal ...

In engineering, shorts, Feb 07, 2019

SSH Tunnels - How to, with examples

SSH is secure shell, but its name is very misleading. It can be used for purposes other than as a shell.It provides an authenticated and encrypted channel to hosts in a network.

In engineering, Jan 31, 2019

Ruby one-liner server

To quickly serve static files in a local development machine, we have used the handy python one-liner to run SimpleHTTPServer. There is a ruby equivalent to it.

In engineering, shorts, Nov 26, 2018

Application Heartbeat

Many a times developers use simple monitoring solutions like Uptime Robot or Pingdom to ping servers to check if they are working fine. But when supplying urls to monitoring services,...

In engineering, rails, Nov 22, 2018

Update rbenv ruby-build install list

rbenv uses the ruby-build plugin to manage the list of ruby versions that can be installed using it. I always end up searching how to update rbenv’s list of rubies, as there is no com...

In engineering, shorts, Feb 25, 2018

Ionic app development tips for Android

Here are 2 tips for Ionic app development for Android platforms. Ionic is one of the hybrid mobile app development frameworks, which supports react, vue and angular.

In engineering, mobile, ionic, Feb 20, 2018

Running a local Ruby Script in Heroku

Sometimes you require to run a local ruby script in your heroku server and get some result out of it directly in your local machine.There are a few options available for this sort of ...

In engineering, Dec 10, 2017

Why upgrade to Rails 5.0?

Rails often releases updates to their gem, for new releases, bug fixes or security fixes. Its always important to stay at the latest version, to receive support and to stay safe of se...

In engineering, rails, Oct 20, 2017