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My React on Rails Talk at the LA Ruby/Rails Meetup, November 10, 2016

I want to express my thanks to the organizers, Claudio and Anna, of the LA Ruby/Ruby on Rails Meetup, along with Stack Commerce, for hosting my talk on React on Rails. You can find the original meetup posting here.

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November 18, 2016Dotby Justin Gordon
Enums and Queries in Rails 4.1, and Understanding Ruby

Understanding Ruby and how enums work in Rails 4.1.

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October 22, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Fast Rich Client Rails Development with Webpack and the ES6 Transpiler

This article shows you how to integrate webpack into the Rails ecosystem, allowing the use of npm modules and tools, including the ES6 and JSX transpilers.

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October 03, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Golden Gate Ruby Conference (GoGaRuCo) Pictures 2014

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September 28, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Storing or Excluding Node Modules in Rails Git Repositories

Should you store your node_modules in your git repository or configure git to ignore the node_modules directory.

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September 28, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Pry, Ruby, Array#zip, CSV, and the Hash[] constructor

Example showing how pry demonstrates the usefulness of Array#zip with CSV

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September 15, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Rails Gem Upgrading Tips and Strategies

Best-practices for upgrading Ruby on Rails gems to newer versions while saving time and avoiding headaches.

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September 13, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Specific Issues Upgrading Gems to Rails 4.1, RSpec 3, and Twitter Bootstrap 3.2

This article describes some tougher issues I faced when upgrading to Rails 4.1 and RSpec 3.

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September 12, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Fast Tests: Comparing Zeus with Spring on Rails 4.1 and RSpec 3

A comparison of using Zeus vs Spring with Rails 4.1 along with the parallel-tests gem.

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September 09, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Pry, Ruby, and Fun with the Hash Constructor

Example showing how pry can help one better understand the useful Ruby Hash[] constructor.

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August 17, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
2014 Golden Gate Ruby Conference: Top 10 Reasons to Attend

My top reasons to attend the 2014 Golden Gate Ruby Conference (GoGaRuCo).

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August 13, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
RailsConf 2014

RailsConf Notes

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April 23, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Rocking with tmux, tmuxinator, Guard, Zeus, and iTerm2 for Rails Development

tmux, tmuxinator, and iTerm2 tips for productivity with Rails Development

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March 11, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
Capybara PhantomJs Poltergeist Rspec Tips

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March 09, 2014Dotby Justin Gordon
GoGaRuCo 2013: Community > Code

A Newbie's 2013 GoGaRuCo Experience

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September 22, 2013Dotby Justin Gordon
Testing Error Handling

How do ensure that your application properly handles errors, especially when relying on third parties, such as payment processors? Is it easy to verify that the right things happen when the wrong things happen?

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May 11, 2013Dotby Justin Gordon
Strategies for Rails Logging and Error Handling

Clean logging and error handling is a critical aspect of a RoR app. What’s a good strategy? Why does this matter?

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May 08, 2013Dotby Justin Gordon
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