Ruby on Rails

23 01, 2017

How To Update an iOS Project to Use rbenv for Ruby Version Management

By |2018-10-01T18:19:27+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Apple/iOS, Coding & Development, Ruby on Rails|

As an iOS mobile developer, you may think you don’t need to manage Ruby versions in your project. Many iOS projects use CocoaPods which is a Ruby gem. Some projects may even use other Ruby gems such as fastlane for automating your deployment pipeline, or slather for reporting code coverage results. Here at Metova, we [...]

17 10, 2016

Rails 5 Attributes API

By |2018-09-27T15:19:45+00:00October 17th, 2016|Ruby on Rails|

The Rails 5 attributes API is the best feature of Rails 5, but no one knows it yet. You hardly hear about it. It took me awhile to even find out how to use it.In Rails 5, model attributes go through the attributes API when they are set from user input (or any setter) and [...]

23 02, 2016

Using Docker for Internal Tools & Infrastructure

By |2018-09-26T21:49:34+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Apple/iOS, Coding & Development, Ruby on Rails|

Docker is a containerization solution that allows apps to run in a sandboxed environment that includes all the dependencies they will need without the additional overhead of a virtual machine. This sounds great–we can containerize our applications and deploy them, no more server provisioning and maintenance! Unfortunately, this is way more difficult than it sounds [...]

1 06, 2015

Useful Development and Debugging Tips for Ruby on Rails

By |2018-09-26T21:50:50+00:00June 1st, 2015|Coding & Development, Ruby on Rails|

Make Development Server Available To Outside RequestsProblem: You are developing an api and want to make it available to receive requests from your colleagues without pushing your changes to your Staging server.Solution: Assuming you are all on the same network, you can make machine available to receive requests by following the steps below. [...]

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