How to add a column with Rails

How to add a database column with Ruby-on-Rails ? Here is the short, and the long answer.

Posted December 15, 2021 - tagged ruby-on-rails  ‐  6 min read

Rails form : tutorial from the ground

Form is an old standard from the web, and handling form with Rails is almost as old as Rails itself. But submission tend to be a lot more complex nowadays making the UX and data-flow not so easy to understand, so sometimes it's good to go back to basics

Posted July 18, 2021 - tagged ruby-on-rails  ‐  7 min read

Ruby : The 'unless' keyword

You are probably familiar with the 'if else' control flow but there are certain situations where there may be a visually better way to write these statements. Here we will discuss how you can achieve this via the 'unless' keyword in Ruby and the different ways you can use it.

Posted June 18, 2021 - tagged ruby  ‐  3 min read

Rails with Webpacker : a full setup

Webpacker is a wrapper around Webpack, but is not fully used in a default new Rails application. Let's see how to set up Rails with Webpacker, in order to use any kind of frontend assets.

Posted May 18, 2021 - tagged ruby-on-rails  ‐  9 min read

Rails 7 : a preview

I'm not part of the Rails team, I'm just a daily Rails developer. So this list comes only from my imagination. Let's dream.

Posted May 8, 2021 - tagged ruby-on-rails  ‐  6 min read

Rails : How to work with Bootstrap v5

A tiny article to explain the workflow when you work with Bootstrap v5.

Posted May 6, 2021 - tagged ruby-on-rails  ‐  3 min read

How to write a switch statement in Ruby

In Ruby, the classic 'switch statement' is possible with the *case/when* keywords. Whenever if statements become too long and start looking messy you might want to consider using the case statement to write cleaner code.

Posted April 27, 2021 - tagged ruby  ‐  4 min read

Ruby private method : a hack

A tiny hack about how to declare and use private method in Ruby.

Posted April 13, 2021 - tagged ruby  ‐  4 min read

How to create a custom Bootstrap theme for Rails

A step-by-step tutorial about how to create a custom Bootstrap v5 theme for Rails

Posted April 6, 2021 - tagged ruby-on-rails  ‐  4 min read

Tailwind vs Bootstrap, from a Rails developer point of view

Tailwind and Bootstrap are the most used CSS framework by now. Let's see how they compare - with the bias of a Ruby-on-Rails developer point of view.

Posted April 6, 2021 - tagged ruby-on-rails  ‐  4 min read