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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:
Building lightweight components with Rails Helpers and Stimulus

Ruby
407
points
Notes to self

2. 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:
Elixir and Phoenix after two years

387
points
Code with Jason

3. 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:
How I code without service objects - Code with Jason

358
points
Sandi Metz' Blog

4. Sandi Metz' Blog

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

TRENDING POST:
The Wrong Abstraction — Sandi Metz

262
points
solnic.codes

5. 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.

TRENDING POST:
solnic.codes / Blog / WHOOPS! Thoughts on Rails, forking and leadership

253
points
Mike Perham's Blog

6. 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:
A Tour of the Sidekiq API | Mike Perham

224
points
Jemma Issroff's Blog

7. 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: Generational Garbage Collection

184
points
Schneems

8. 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:
Squash Unexpected-End errors with syntax_search

86
points
Speedshop

9. 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:
3 ActiveRecord Mistakes That Slow Down Rails Apps: Count, Where and Present

80
points
Pragmatic Pineapple

10. 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:
7 Ways to Debug Jest Tests in Terminal

72
points
Ruby Guides

11. 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 Tutorial For Complete Beginners: Learn Ruby Now!

62
points
Janko's Blog

12. 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:
Anything I Want With Sequel And Postgres

61
points
Bibliographic Wilderness

13. 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:
Rails auto-scaling on Heroku

60
points
Kir Shatrov's Blog

14. 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:
Talking to Vitess over GRPC from Ruby

60
points
Meta Redux

15. 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:
Meta Reduce 2021.0: Still in Lockdown

44
points
Tenderlove Making

16. 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:
Guide to String Encoding in Ruby | Tenderlovemaking

40
points
Andrew Kane's Blog

17. 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

22
points
Ruby Yagi

18. 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 implement Rails API authentication with Devise and Doorkeeper

20
points
Avdi Grimm's Blog

19. 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:
What it’s like to come back to a Ruby project after 6 months

20
points
Running with Ruby

20. 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:
The hidden cost of a Ruby threads leakage - Running with Ruby

1
points
the evolving ultrasaurus

21. the evolving ultrasaurus

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

TRENDING POST:
to be recognized « the evolving ultrasaurus

0
points
Emmanuel Hayford's Blog

22. 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:
Implementing Order With ActionCable Signalling & WebRTC.

0
points
Everyday Rails

23. 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:
Using containers as a Rails development environment, part 4: Composing services | ...

0
points
Michael Grosser's Blog

24. 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
Karol Galanciak's Blog

25. 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.

0
points
Codefol.io

26. 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:
Brian Brushwood: the Day Teller Gave Me the Secret to My Career in Magic

0
points
Yulia Oletskaya's Blog

27. 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
Ross Kaffenberger's Blog

28. 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:
Understanding webpacker.yml

0
points
Tim Riley’s Blog

29. 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, February 2021 | Tim Riley / timriley.info

0
points

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