Rails upgrades can be done in many different ways. Depending on the application that you want to upgrade, some ways make more sense than others. There are factors that determine which Rails upgrade strategy is the best for your case, like how big your application is, or how frequently changes are pushed to the master branch. In this article I'll be covering two common Rails Upgrade strategies so you can decide which one is the best for your application.Read more
Articles by Luciano Becerra
Deprecation warnings are a common thing in our industry. They are warnings that notify us that a specific feature (e.g. a method) will be removed soon (usually in the next minor or major version) and should be replaced with something else. Features are deprecated rather than immediately removed, in order to provide backward compatibility (a solution that works in both the current and the future version), and to give programmers time to implement the code in a way that follows the new standard.Read more
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Strong Parameters in a Rails project can be a huge step of the upgrade process. Especially when we are upgrading a large application. This guide is meant to help you tackle that step faster and with a lot less pain.
Here we continue with the series of articles where we talk about how minor adjustments in the code can lead to major performance improvements.
In this article we'll focus on the use of ActiveRecord::Batches#find_each when it comes to iterations across a large number of records.Read more
This article is part of our Upgrade Rails series. To see more of them, click here.Read more
Next week the Rails community is having the biggest event of the year, the Rails Conf 2019. We participated in previous editions of this conference but this time we have the honor to be on the speakers side of it. We'll be teaching you what we're best at: Rails Upgrades.Read more
Some time ago we wrote a couple of Tips for Writing Fast Rails. It was about time we wrote part two so here it is!Read more
This is the second article of our Upgrade Rails series. We will be covering the most important aspects that you need to know to update your Ruby on Rails application from version 3.0 to 3.1. If you are in an older version, you can take a look at our previous article.Read more