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Boring Rails

1. Boring Rails

Learn about the boring tools and practices used by Basecamp, GitHub, and Shopify to keep you as happy and productive as the day you typed rails new.

TRENDING POST:
Magic Responsive Tables with Stimulus and IntersectionObserver

Ruby
1,240
points
Jemma Issroff's Blog

2. Jemma Issroff's Blog

Jemma writes about Ruby topics. Most recently, she is writing a Ruby GC Deep Dive series where she explains different aspects of Ruby's GC. She also writes weekly tips for the Ruby Weekly Newsletter and copies these over to her blog too.

TRENDING POST:
Ruby Garbage Collection Deep Dive: Tri-Color Mark and Sweep

658
points
Sandi Metz' Blog

3. Sandi Metz' Blog

Sandi Metz writes about Ruby and practical object-oriented design.

TRENDING POST:
The Wrong Abstraction — Sandi Metz

651
points
Emmanuel Hayford's Blog

4. Emmanuel Hayford's Blog

Emmanuel builds small projects with Ruby and writes about them. He writes about the inner workings of Ruby and Rails from time to time with posts on the basics of Ruby and Rails periodically. Rails newbies will find his articles useful.

TRENDING POST:
3 Practical Uses of Ruby's `method_missing` You Should Know.

600
points
Running with Ruby

5. Running with Ruby

Running with Ruby is written by Maciej Mensfeld, and covers all kinds of Ruby and Ruby on Rails Rails-related topics like working with ActiveRecord, MySQL, Apache Kafka, and the Karafka Framework, which he created himself.

TRENDING POST:
RubyGems dependency confusion attack side of things - Running with Ruby

403
points
Ruby Guides

6. Ruby Guides

Jesus' mission is to help people improve their Ruby skills. He's a Ruby developer and teacher from Spain, and believes Ruby is an incredible language for writing great software. He's published over 150 Ruby guides suitable for all levels of Ruby developer.

TRENDING POST:
Ruby Blocks, Procs & Lambdas - The Ultimate Guide!

262
points
Code with Jason

7. Code with Jason

Jason focuses on Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and especially testing in Ruby with tools like Rspec, Capybara, and Factory Bot. He also hosts a podcast called the Rails with Jason podcast.

TRENDING POST:
When to use Factory Bot's traits versus nested factories - Code with Jason

217
points
Tenderlove Making

8. Tenderlove Making

Aaron writes about Ruby and is a core contributor to Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and Nokogiri. He currently works at Shopify and is based in Seattle.

TRENDING POST:
Debugging an Assertion Error in Ruby | Tenderlovemaking

185
points
Pragmatic Pineapple

9. Pragmatic Pineapple

Nikola writes mostly JavaScript and Ruby topics. He breaks up difficult topics into digestible and practical tips. He also questions the status quo in both JS and Ruby worlds by covering topics that have been long accepted by the community. You'll also find articles about working with vim.

TRENDING POST:
Ethical Programming - Is It Worth It?

154
points
Everyday Rails

10. Everyday Rails

Everyday Rails is about getting stuff done as a software developer. It’s usually about using Ruby on Rails, but often times, it’s not. It’s about finding the best tools, libraries, and practices to help you get your apps to production.

TRENDING POST:
Docker containers for Rails development environments, part 2: Setup | Everyd...

148
points
Ruby Yagi

11. Ruby Yagi

Ruby Yagi is a blog with Ruby, Rails, and web development articles, written by Axel Kee, a Kuala Lampur-based developer. You can find articles about Rspec, Capybara, Tailwind CSS, and anything you need to do web development with Ruby.

TRENDING POST:
How to run tests in parallel in Github Actions

145
points
Karol Galanciak's Blog

12. Karol Galanciak's Blog

Karol writes about Ruby on Rails and Ember.js. Recent posts cover topics like race conditions in Rails, RPC, and RabbitMQ. He often writes about distributed systems architecture, event-driven design, and scaling Rails. Karol is based in Poland and is the CTO at BookingSync.

TRENDING POST:
Kafka for Rubyists Mini Course: Advanced Karafka

131
points
Speedshop

13. Speedshop

Nate's Ruby and Ruby on Rails blog focuses almost exclusively on performance in Ruby. He distills the lessons from his consultancy, courses, and wrokshops into articles that explain how to find and fix performance issues on your Rails website.

TRENDING POST:
Annoucing the Rails Performance Apocrypha

92
points
Janko's Blog

14. Janko's Blog

Janko's blog shares the wonders of Ruby. His latest posts cover topics like authentications in Rails 6, inserting datasets with Sequel, and working with ActiveRecord transactions. He's a self-described Ruby-off-Rails evangelist and creator of Shrine, a file attachment library for Ruby applications.

TRENDING POST:
Interesting throw/catch behaviour in Ruby

84
points
Notes to self

15. Notes to self

Josef is a long-time Rubyist, formal Red Hat Linux maintainer of Ruby software, writer, and contributor of open-source software. He publishes about journeys in Ruby, Linux, Vagrant, and related topics. Last two years he's writing about his experience working with Elixir/Phoenix professionally.

TRENDING POST:
Migrating CentOS 8 to CentOS Stream 8

76
points
Kir Shatrov's Blog

16. Kir Shatrov's Blog

Kir writes about his experience as a Production Engineering Lead at Shopify and covers topics like Ruby, Databases, Kubernetes, and site reliability.

TRENDING POST:
Ruby 3, concurrency and the ecosystem

61
points
Bibliographic Wilderness

17. Bibliographic Wilderness

Jonathan writes about Ruby, web development, and digital library services. Specifically, he focuses on digital systems, metadata, cataloging. The name of his blog is derived from his effort to help people navigate the "information wilderness". He's a self-described systems librarian.

TRENDING POST:
Gem authors, check your release sizes

60
points
Avdi Grimm's Blog

18. Avdi Grimm's Blog

Avdi writes about Ruby and Ruby On Rails on his blog, and has also published several popular books on Ruby development. He also runs a podcast about Ruby called Ruby Tapas.

TRENDING POST:
SIGAVDI #92: Breakfast Smoothie Edition

55
points
Codefol.io

19. Codefol.io

Noah writes about Ruby on Rails, performance in Ruby applications, RoR internals, and also covers Ruby-adjacent topics like DevOps and databases. He's published a book on Rails internals called Rebuilding Rails.

TRENDING POST:
When Should You NOT Use Rails?

23
points
Tim Riley’s Blog

20. Tim Riley’s Blog

Regular updates on developing OSS Ruby from Hanami, dry-rb, and rom-rb core team member Tim Riley.

TRENDING POST:
Open source status update, December 2020 | Tim Riley / timriley.info

22
points
Schneems

21. Schneems

Richard created CodeTriage.com, and has helped over 50,000 developers get started with open source. On Schneems, he writes about performance in Ruby and Ruby on Rails. He's one of the top 50 contributors to RoR and currently works at Heroku.

TRENDING POST:
Migrating a Ruby Library from TravisCI to CircleCI

10
points
Meta Redux

22. Meta Redux

Bozhidar writes about programming topics, specifically on Ruby as well as Clojure. He recently posted about Ruby Style guide badges, doing semantic formatting with Clojure, and some meta articles about running his various blogs. Bozhidar also runs a blog about emacs called Emacs Redux.

TRENDING POST:
CIDER 1.0

7
points
Ross Kaffenberger's Blog

23. Ross Kaffenberger's Blog

Ross teaches backend and Ruby on Rails developers JavaScript and frontend development tools like Webpack. He works with React, Vue, and Ruby on Rails.

TRENDING POST:
Rendering PDF pages with PDF.js and Vue

6
points
Mike Perham's Blog

24. Mike Perham's Blog

Mike writes a lot of Ruby content on his blog, though he also touches on other frameworks and languages related to web development like Go and JavaScript. He works on open source and is based in Portland, Oregon.

TRENDING POST:
The Trouble with Ruby Finalizers | Mike Perham

2
points
the evolving ultrasaurus

25. the evolving ultrasaurus

Sarah Allen's reflections on internet software and other topics. She primarily writes about Ruby and Rust.

0
points
Michael Grosser's Blog

26. Michael Grosser's Blog

Michael writes about his experience with Ruby, and covers topics like working with Kubernetes and Ruby. This blog will be useful for you if you're looking for a blend of DevOps and the Ruby programming language.

0
points
solnic.codes

27. solnic.codes

Piotr is an open-source developer and creator and core team member of rom-rb and dry-rb. He works as a backend engineer at Castle.io and writes about web development, databases, API integrations, and infrastructure with Ruby.

0
points
Yulia Oletskaya's Blog

28. Yulia Oletskaya's Blog

Yulia is a Ruby developer, and writes about working with Ruby on Rails. Some recent posts talk about working with Rails and Docker, performance optimization, and choosing programming languages.

0
points
Andrew Kane's Blog

29. Andrew Kane's Blog

Andrew writes about Ruby and Ruby on Rails, and has written Ruby libraries like Morph, cmfrec, and Trove. He recently wrote about ML gems for Ruby and how to work with DVC and Git LFS on Heroku.

TRENDING POST:
15 More ML Gems for Ruby

0
points

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