Automating Favicon Generation in Rails using Sketch

How to use rake, rails, convert and sketch to generate a favicon.

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Building a Rack Web Server in Ruby

Managing sockets, handling HTTP parsing and generation, and integrating with Rack to build a simple web server from scratch.

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Advanced Eager Loading in Rails

How to load 'N' records per parent record efficiently in Ruby on Rails

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Mixins With Backbone Using CoffeeScript and JavaScript When Integrating With Rails

A quick introduction to using mixins with Backbone to extract out common code

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Rails Concerns for URL and Path Helpers

Concerns offer a reusable way of sharing common code. This can be used to extract URL helpers.

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Setup Free(ish) SSL/TLS on Heroku for Ruby on Rails (or Any Other Framework)

Configure SSL/TLS On Heroku Using a CDN

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Faster Testing in Rails with Guard for Zeus, RSpec, and Cucumber

Two awesome tools for speeding up testing are Zeus and Guard. Setting them up allows for automatic execution of tests while coding.

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Deploying Rails with JRuby to Heroku

Deploying JRuby on Heroku used to require custom build packs. Not any more. This guide will get any JRuby app up and running in no time.

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