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Glimmer DSL for SWT 4.20.13.x added direct support for Canvas Shape Drag & Drop, which automates drag and drop operations for shapes within a canvas and is used to build the new Klondike Solitaire elaborate sample. [more inside]
Did you always want to get started with contributing to Rails? It can be overwhelming, right? [more inside]
Lambda is an excellent option for deploying lower-traffic web services when you don’t want to maintain another server and you want easy access to all of AWS’s other services. In this article, Godwin Ekuma shows us step-by-step how to deploy our Rails apps to AWS Lambda. https://www.honeybadger.io/blog/rails-lambda/
The Bullet gem is an excellent tool for finding opportunities to improve how you grab data via ActiveRecord. On a recent project, we’ve been running Bullet in our test environment as well as development. It has helped us find some improvements to areas of the app we rarely hit when developing new features. [more inside]
Fullstaq Ruby provides precompiled binaries for Ruby in DEB and RPM format. You can optionally opt-in for memory optimization patches such as Jemalloc and malloc_trim. It’s the easiest to install Ruby in production and to keep it auto-updated. [more inside]
command_kit 0.1.0 has been released! After much work, feedback, testing, this is the first stable release of CommandKit. CommandKit is a new Ruby CLI toolkit for building correct and robust CLI commands as plain-old Ruby classes that include modules. Some advantages of CommandKit is declarative DSL syntax, modular design (every feature is an includable module), a variety of built-in features (ANSI colors, --help man-pages, sub-commands, less/more pager, XDG support, etc), and easy to test.
Improve your Ruby on Rails application development performance using these 5 simple ways and take your RoR app development lifecycle to the next level. [more inside]