Learn Rails Or Up Your Game with Hello Rails!

There's a ton of great resources out in the world to help you learn Ruby on Rails but sometimes, it just makes sense to pay for a course or subscription that will truly elevate your skills and u... read more

Get Notified By Email When Someone Comments On Your Website

As I was building out functionality of Railscoder and other projects I was working on, I realized that without checking each article every day, I would have no idea if someone commented, but mor... read more

Postgres Cheat Sheet For Dokku

If you're using the Postgres plugin with your Dokku server, such as on Digital Ocean, you may find yourself from time to time needing to export and import data. Just recently, I went through an ... read more

Guide To Running Rails Apps With Dokku On Digital Ocean

In this article, I will go through the steps to successfully launch a rails app using a Digital Ocean droplet and Dokku. We all love Heroku and the way it works, but as convenient as Heroku is, ... read more

Adding a Favicon To Your Rails App

Need to add a favicon to your Rails site? It's super easy to do with Rails. Just make the image you would like to be your favicon. I would suggest a square png file.Then, upload the file to your... read more

Getting Google Analytics Up and Running With Rails 6

I have seen a number of different ways to do this with varying means of difficulty after looking at several other tutorials online, but this is the easiest way I could get Google Analytics worki... read more

Setting Up Pagination in Your Rails 6 App with Will_Paginate Gem

I decided to add some pagination when creating this site because after about 8 articles on the page, it just looks silly. With the gem will_paginate, it's super easy to do, too. First thing to d... read more

Setting Up Mailgun with Rails 6 Running on Dokku

After going through documentation and trying out several options to set up mailing services on Rails apps, I settled on Mailgun. While I don't need to send a ton of email, at least yet, the pric... read more