Author image

Eclectic Saddlebag

Welcome to my Eclectic Journey.

Cover image

Rails Gravatar

In the previous article in this series, we learned about Active Storage. We set up an interface to allow a user to add an Avatar to their user profile. Part Two of this two part series, we extend this feature to use, as a fallback image, the Gravatar service.

Link
Cover image

Rails Active Storage

On any web application, the ability to use images are tantamount. In a Ruby on Rails project, using Active Storage increases the flexibility to use external storage services and to seamlessly create user interaction.

Link
Cover image

Rails DRY Controllers

In any programming language, it is important to create DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) code. In this article we will explore three methods of writing Rails CRUD controllers, and use a gem to abstract controllers even more.

Link
Cover image

Rails Code Along

So I am always looking for ways to increase my skills on the Ruby on Rails platform. As I look for first professional dev job, afters years as a hobbyist, I have to say, Rails would be by dream job.

Link
Cover image

Rails Testing Setup

How do you setup a Rails project for testing? In this article we will explore what a testing suite, using RSpec and other tools, for a robust developers experience.

Link