Ruby Brief #39 - Phoenix, App Monitoring, Turbolinks and Integer

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Patryk Kalinowski

Dec 7, 2016 • 3 min read

Welcome to the latest edition of our monthly Ruby Brief.

Today’s selection of articles will bring you the tips and tricks on Ruby which you will hopefully find inspirational and worthy. Enjoy the reading.

Phoenix Models and Migrations Compared to Rails Framework

Bartosz Łęcki explores the models and migrations in Phoenix, an Elixir framework. See how Phoenix is different from ActiveRecord and why it might be better for you. Read more

Why We Chose Turbolinks

For years, disabling Turbolinks was an inherent part of setting up a new app for many developers. Recently, however, the release of Turbolinks 5 brought several great improvements which might get you to consider switching it back on again, just like Changelog devs did. Read more

Generating JSON Using PostgreSQL

Harisankar P S claims that Postgres JSON is up to ten times faster than its Ruby counterpart. How and when should you use it? Read more

Ruby 2.4 Unifies Fixnum and Bignum into Integer

Ruby minor update to 2.4 introduced multiple improvements to our beloved language. One of them unifying Fixnum and Bignum into the Integer class. Read more

Monitoring Your App's Health with Sickbay and The Nurse

Igor Marques da Silva guides you through setting up an easy app health monitoring system, using his own open-source libraries. This universal solution will help you monitor all your apps in one place. Read more


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