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ElasticSearch Part 2
Episode #307Dec 12, 201156 comments

ElasticSearch Part 2

This final part on ElasticSearch and Tire will show how to make more complex search queries, customize the indexing, and add facets. (16 minutes)
Multitenancy with PostgreSQL
Episode #389Oct 27, 2012102 comments

Multitenancy with PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL Schemas can help create a multi-tenant app by keeping data separate at the database layer. Integrating with migrations can be tricky though, so watch this episode for the full details. (11 minutes)
Simple Search Form
Episode #37May 28, 2007127 comments

Simple Search Form

A search form is quite different than other forms, this is because it does not deal with model's attributes. See a good way to add a simple search form in this episode. (6 minutes)
MetaWhere & MetaSearch
Episode #251Jan 31, 201158 comments

MetaWhere & MetaSearch

MetaWhere provides a way to do complex find conditions without SQL in Active Record. MetaSearch makes it easy to create search forms with many find options. (8 minutes)
Migrating to PostgreSQL
Episode #342Apr 17, 2012126 comments

Migrating to PostgreSQL

Postgres is a feature-packed relational database that every Rails developer should consider using. Here you will learn how to install it, add it to a new application, and transition from an existing SQLite app using the "taps" gem. (8 minutes)
Hacking with Arel
Episode #355May 30, 201260 comments

Hacking with Arel

Here I show a variety of ways to rewrite a long SQL query using only Active Record and Arel. This includes generating scopes dynamically, adding an "or" operator, and adding a powerful "match" method. (15 minutes)
Searchlogic
Episode #176Aug 24, 200988 comments

Searchlogic

Searchlogic makes searching models easier than ever with its assortment of named scopes. In this episode I show you how to create simple and advanced searches. (13 minutes)
Geocoder
Episode #273Jul 04, 201183 comments

Geocoder

If you need to work with geographic data, Geocoder is an excellent gem for converting addresses and coordinates, finding nearby locations, determining distances, and more! (8 minutes)
Testing with VCR
Episode #291Oct 17, 201148 comments

Testing with VCR

If you ever need to test an application which communicates with an external API, VCR is the way to go. Here I show a workflow in RSpec, how to use with capybara-mechanize, how to add sanitization filtering, and more. (13 minutes)
AJAX History State
Episode #246Dec 27, 201046 comments

AJAX History State

The new pushState function in JavaScript allows us to change the full URL with AJAX. This means the back button, reloading, and bookmark support can be easily added. (10 minutes)