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Sortable Lists
Episode #147Feb 02, 200935 comments

Sortable Lists

Creating drag & drop sortable lists is fairly easy using Prototype and the built in helper methods. See how in this episode. (8 minutes)
PayPal Express Checkout
Episode #146Jan 26, 200936 comments

PayPal Express Checkout

PayPal Express Checkout is easy to add to an existing ordering system. See how in this episode. (15 minutes)
Integrating Active Merchant
Episode #145Jan 19, 200967 comments

Integrating Active Merchant

In this episode I show how to add Active Merchant's functionality to a Rails application to make a fully-functional checkout process. (18 minutes)
Active Merchant Basics
Episode #144Jan 12, 200949 comments

Active Merchant Basics

Active Merchant is a great library for handling credit card transactions. In this episode I will show you the basics of using it to communicate with PayPal's gateway. (10 minutes)
Making a Gem
Episode #135Nov 10, 200820 comments

Making a Gem

Want to create a Ruby Gem instead of a Rails plugin? In this episode I will walk you through creating a gem to extend Rails. (9 minutes)
Paperclip
Episode #134Nov 03, 2008135 comments

Paperclip

Need to add image attachments to a model? See how with paperclip in this episode. (7 minutes)
Custom Daemon
Episode #129Sep 29, 200848 comments

Custom Daemon

Creating a custom daemon to handle background tasks is surprisingly simple. In this episode I will make a daemon to handle dynamically scheduled tasks. (7 minutes)
Starling and Workling
Episode #128Sep 22, 200858 comments

Starling and Workling

Need to run a task frequently in the background? Starling and Workling is a killer combination for doing just that. See how in this episode. (9 minutes)
Populating a Database
Episode #126Sep 08, 200862 comments

Populating a Database

Have you ever wanted to fill up a database with a lot of test data? See how to do that in this episode using the populator and faker gems. (8 minutes)
Dynamic Layouts
Episode #125Sep 01, 200825 comments

Dynamic Layouts

Discover how to dynamically change the layout using content in the database. Check out this episode for details. (11 minutes)