#16 Virtual Attributes (revised)
Virtual attributes are a clean way to add form fields that do not map directly to the database. Here I show how to handle validations, associations, and more.
Episode #115 – May 13, 2013 – 107 comments
Caching at a low level is a great option when the view is too dynamic to cache and you need something flexible that can work anywhere in the application. Here I show a variety of ways to use Rails.cache with Active Record. (12 minutes)
Episode #411 – Mar 27, 2013 – 59 comments
Learn how to add performance tests that automate benchmark and profile reports. Here I show how to find the bottlenecks to optimize a page. I also show how to compile Ruby with gcdata to get information about memory usage. (16 minutes)