There are many HTTP clients that can be utilized in your Ruby applications such as Faraday, rest-client, httparty and Typhoeus. Many of these, however, are third-party implementations of Net/HTTP, which is part of Ruby’s Standard Library. This is the client that we will be examining today.

In order to start…

When learning a new language, DSL or technology in general, keeping track of all the new commands can be a pain. Recently I’ve been learning Kubernetes, which is an open source system for deploying containerized applications. Learning this technology is hard enough, so I thought I would compile a short…

Recently when attempting to deploy a Rails app using Docker and Kubernetes, I came upon an error early on, telling me that Docker is incompatible with Windows Subsystem for Linux 1, and I need to upgrade to Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. …

Recursive functions, simply put, are functions that call themselves. Fibonacci numbers, for instance, are a sequence of numbers in which each successive number is the sum of the previous 2 numbers. The first few numbers in the sequence are 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, + … n. The following is a simple method that calculates the nth Fibonacci number:

def fib_calc(n)
return n if n < 2

fib_calc(n-1) + fib_calc(n-2)
end

Sending emails in Rails is quite simple and intuitive thanks to ActionMailer. In this 2 part tutorial, we will cover how to send emails in Rails 6 using ActionMailer and Sendgrid. In part 1, we will cover how to set up mailers for user account sign up notification. …

Thomas Dubiel

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