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RailsConf 2021
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You can’t prove a negative, but what about querying a database for a negative? While the majority of the time you are writing queries to find data, there are some cases when you want the opposite: writing a query that looks for the absence of data.
Rails adds #excluding method for an ActiveRecord::Relation to exclude specific record from the resulting relation.
“No Active Record queries in views” Maybe you’ve heard the advice that you shouldn’t put Active Record queries (or other logic) in views, but you’re not sure exactly why?
In this article, you'll learn more about Ractor, and how you can use them to build your own clone of Sidekiq.
Over the past year I've made myself real friendly with GitHub::Result and I'm loving it. This post is a big intro on how to make your Ruby code more resilient with GitHub::Result leading the way.
Blast from the past
Article after article has been published in recent years about the benefits of adding service objects to Rails applications. I’m here to tell you they’re wrong. There is a better way.
Google’s Engineering Practices documentation.
Beyond Ruby
Susan was hired as a database engineer. Her primary projects, keep slipping. But she is one of HR’s favorite people because she is always available to interview, even at short notice, and gives brilliant, in-depth feedback on candidates.
CORS is a necessity for many APIs, but basic configurations can create a huge number of extra requests, slowing down every browser API call.

Repository of the week
After two years of community feedback and 80 releases, Standard Ruby hit 1.0 this week. Find out what's new and why there's never been a better time to standardize your app!