It could be argued that most developers who have worked with ruby on rails, might be interested in developing a specific gem to solve problems for their fellow developers. However, it’s not uncommon for developers to not know where to begin, or to not know where a gem is created
Working with large controllers How many times have you encountered large controller methods? If you are lucky like me, probably many times. One of the most common practices to start refactoring a long controller is to move the code to a service. Services are great, and if we code them in an
If we want to write better and higher quality software, it is important we keep track of exceptions, crashes and errors happening in our environment, so we can deal with them. We, at Rootstrap, have created this OS exception tracking tool in order to ease the task of monitoring errors.
Working with ActiveAdmin At Rootstrap, my first assignment was to develop a Ruby on Rails application which uses ActiveAdmin (with ActiveAdmin Addons) as a framework to implement the user interface. I had never used ActiveAdmin before and I found myself reading a lot of documentation of the gem, in some
Are you new to Rails? Or maybe just looking for any cool gem to use in your new API? Here is a list of gems we have on our Rails API Base that we consider a must-have in every Rails API project.
What’s Best Buy Ruby? Best Buy Ruby is a new gem developed entirely here, at Rootstrap. It’s basically a wrapper for the different Best Buy APIs. It offers a simple and intuitive interface that allows users to access the required API with as much customizations as they like. Why use it?
Yet Another Active Form | Using form objects in Rails Apps Introducing Yet Another Active Form yaaf, a gem to ease the usage of the form object pattern in rails apps. Form Object Pain Points The form object pattern is widely used across Rails apps, and yet we tend to write