Ruby Brief #47: Active Storage, Data Science and Ruby as JavaScript

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Patryk Kalinowski

Aug 8, 2017 • 3 min read

Hello and welcome to another Ruby Brief! This time, we will share with you the new update to Rails itself, resources to learn more about data science and machine learning (in Ruby, of course!), and a few more interesting projects. Have a good read!

Rails 5.2 Introduces Active Storage

Big news! Active Storage will help you store files in external cloud services such as Amazon S3 or Google Cloud and attach them to Active Record entries. Developing with Rails is getting easier and easier with every version. Read more

Awesome Data Science with Ruby

A curated list of data science related tutorials, materials, libraries and solutions for Ruby language. The topics range from data manipulation and structures to computing and machine learning. Everything you need to start your journey with Machine Learning in Ruby is here. Read more

19 Design-Related Terms You Need to Know as a Web Dev

You probably are currently collaborating (or will collaborate) with designers during your work. Just like our lingo, designers’ jargon also sounds like gibberish to lay people. This simple list will equip you with the basic terminology that will enable you to discuss your web app with the design team. Read more

Compiling Your Application into a Single Executable brings Ruby apps to the desktop. It supports all native extensions and provides more features such as automatic updates and source code lockdown to protect your intellectual property. Do you have any apps that would benefit from going offline? Read more

Disguising Ruby as Javascript

Kevin Kuchta made a totally useless effort to write Ruby to look just like JavaScript. He says it actually works, but he didn’t try it in production (yet). Will you be the first one to try it? Read more


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