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ElasticSearch Part 1
Episode #306Dec 12, 201135 comments

ElasticSearch Part 1

Add full text searching using ElasticSearch and Tire. Here I will show the steps involved in adding this search to an existing application. This is the first part in a two part series. (9 minutes)
OmniAuth Identity
Episode #304Dec 05, 201155 comments

OmniAuth Identity

With the release of OmniAuth 1.0 there is a new Identity strategy which allows users to register/login with a password if they don't want to use an external provider. (11 minutes)
Getting Started with Spree
Episode #298Nov 14, 201131 comments

Getting Started with Spree

Spree allows you to quickly turn a Rails project into a full eCommerce application. Here I show how to set it up and configure the look and feel of the store. (10 minutes)
Mercury Editor
Episode #296Nov 07, 201174 comments

Mercury Editor

Mercury allows you to edit a section of HTML directly in the web browser through a WYSIWYG editor. Here I show how to integrate Mercury into a Rails app and save the changes back to the database. (11 minutes)
Playing with PJAX
Episode #294Oct 31, 201153 comments

Playing with PJAX

PJAX allows you to quickly update a section of a page using AJAX with automatic pushState support. Here I show how to use both pjax_rails and rack-pjax gems. (8 minutes)
SOAP with Savon
Episode #290Oct 17, 201125 comments

SOAP with Savon

Communicating with a SOAP API can be a daunting task. Savon makes this easier by presenting the SOAP API through a Ruby interface. (9 minutes)
Draper
Episode #286Oct 03, 201150 comments

Draper

Clean up complex view logic using Draper. This gem provides decorators (much like presenters) which bundles view logic in an object oriented fashion. In this episode I do a step-by-step refactoring of a complex template into a decorator. (12 minutes)
Spork
Episode #285Sep 26, 201149 comments

Spork

Spork improves the loading time of your test suite by starting up your Rails application once in the background. Use it with Guard for the ultimate combo in fast feedback while doing TDD. (9 minutes)
Active Admin
Episode #284Sep 19, 2011103 comments

Active Admin

Active Admin allows you to quickly build an admin interface with just a few commands. Not only does it look great, but it is very customizable as shown in this episode. (12 minutes)
Authentication with Sorcery
Episode #283Sep 12, 201147 comments

Authentication with Sorcery

Sorcery is a full-featured, modular solution to authentication which leaves the controller and view layers up to you. (10 minutes)