Early look at Rails ActiveStorage

I took an early peek at the new Active Storage project in Rails 5.2. It is a built-in solution to handling uploads, something that is all to common in web applications. Also something that is covered by quite a few gems, CarrierWave, PaperClip and Refile for example. These are just the ones I know off the top of my head. At times I have also handled uploads without gems, it's not that difficult and didn't warrant the inclusion of another gem for those projects. »

Adding Elm to a Rails 5.1 application

Note: Webpacker update Although this tutorial will still work it has been superseded by the addition of Elm to the webpacker gem. See this commit and the entry in the README. The end result is nearly the same. Adding Elm to a Rails 5.1 application The release of Rails 5.1 (http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2017/4/27/Rails-5-1-final/)has brought some interesting changes for frontend development. Most notably is that it comes with yarn, a tool to manage your javascript dependencies from NPM. »