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Celluloid
Episode #367Jul 18, 201229 comments

Celluloid

Celluloid puts an object-oriented spin on multi-threaded development. Here I cover the fundamental features of Celluloid in several examples. (11 minutes)
Thread-Safety
Episode #365Jul 09, 201234 comments

Thread-Safety

The config.threadsafe! option will likely be enabled by default in Rails 4.0. Here you will learn what this option does, how it affects production, and some tips on thread safety. (10 minutes)
Facebook Open Graph
Episode #363Jul 02, 201217 comments

Facebook Open Graph

This episode builds on last week's episodes and shows how to integrate Facebook further through the Open Graph protocol. You will also learn how to tunnel your local server and move Facebook communication into a background process. (11 minutes)
Facebook Graph API
Episode #361Jun 25, 201219 comments

Facebook Graph API

Learn how to use the Facebook Graph API with the Koala gem to fetch data from Facebook and post content through a user. Here I delve into permissions, error handling, and more. (14 minutes)
Twitter Integration
Episode #359Jun 15, 201223 comments

Twitter Integration

Here I show how to integrate Twitter into a Rails app. This includes fetching data, caching it, and even how to authenticate as a user signing in to your application through Twitter. (14 minutes)
Adding SSL
Episode #357Jun 08, 201235 comments

Adding SSL

It is important to protect a user's private information with HTTPS. Here you will learn how to get it working on your local machine, configure Rack SSL, install certificates for production, and more. (14 minutes)
Hacking with Arel
Episode #355May 30, 201213 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)
OAuth with Doorkeeper
Episode #353May 23, 201238 comments

OAuth with Doorkeeper

Doorkeeper makes it easy to create an OAuth 2 provider. This episode also shows how to setup OmniAuth as an OAuth client and use the oauth2 gem to communicate with an API. (19 minutes)
A Look at Meteor
Episode #351May 16, 201261 comments

A Look at Meteor

Meteor is a JavaScript framework for building rich client-side applications. Here I re-create the Raffler app to compare with Backbone.js and Rails. Meteor may not be related to Rails, but I think many will find it interesting. (15 minutes)
Rails Modularity
Episode #349May 09, 201212 comments

Rails Modularity

Rails is a modular framework allowing you to include only what you need. Here I show how the smallest Rails app works, and then I take a look at how to whittle down a full Rails application stack. (13 minutes)