#41 Latest Updates from Ruby on Rails: Rails 6.0.4; Encrypted Attributes in Rails 7

Happy Wednesday!

Here is issue #041 of our newsletter, where we collect news and tools that we find interesting for your Rails project.

1. Latest Updates from Ruby on Rails: Rails 6.0.4, Active Storage enhancements, and many quality of life improvements! πŸ’Ž

2. Rails 7 Adds Encryption to ActiveRecord: This article explains the new encrypted attributes added to ActiveRecord models in Rails 7.

3. Speedy Performance with Nate Berkopec: In this episode of the podcast The Bike Shed, Nate Berkopec speaks about his work as the β€œThe Rails Speed Guy”. πŸš„

4. Rails 6.1 adds compact_blank: A look at the compact_blank and compact_blank! methods added to ActiveSupport in Rails 6.1.

5. Introduction to Rails' brand new Request.js library: Check out this revised video from GoRails showing the new Rails Request.js library, a more modern way to make Ajax requests in the browser. πŸ’»

We hope you find these links useful. Feel free to forward it to your friends! ;)

Have a nice week!

The FastRuby.io team.

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