Ruby on Rails Controller Patterns and Anti-Patterns

In the final part of the series on Rails patterns and anti-patterns, we are going to analyze the final part of the MVC (Model-View-Controller) design pattern — the Controller. Read more

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A pretty popular opinion in the Ruby on Rails community is that default_scopes should not be used for any reason. However, often it's not fully explained why default_scopes are harmful to applications. Default Scopes are harmful because they are unexpecte... (more…)

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Effect of the Last Week on Ruby on Rails

As someone who, like many here, depends on Rails for my job, I’m worried about the long term effects of the last week on Rails. I’m not going to discuss those changes at Basecamp but I want to discuss my concerns about what this means for Rails itself. I... (more…)

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Ruby on Rails 5.1.0.beta1 released

Rails 5.0 was released just some eight months ago, and now, some 3500 commits later, we’re already close to the next big release. And what release this version 5.1 is lining up to be! We’ve made great strides on long-term promises and key ergonomics while... (more…)

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