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  1. Writing Rake tasks and using Whenever Gem

    A screencast showing some common rake tasks for cleanup, logs, firing off emails, performing some function. 3-4 examples of useful rake tasks and demonstrate how to schedule with Whenever instead of cron.

    3 votes
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  2. 2 votes
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  3. Professional debugging with Rails

    I would love to see a screencast on professional debugging with Rails. What tools to use (Pry, Better Errors, ...), techniques, tips, etc ...

    20 votes
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  4. 35 votes
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  5. Increase size of text in terminal / IRB sessions

    Text on your large screen monitor can be hard to read. Perhaps for the screen casts you could use a larger font?

    1 vote
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  6. A Rails Development Environment with Docker and Vagrant and VMWare Fusion

    being able to create A Rails Development Environment with Docker and Vagrant using VMWare Fusion box (Docker-friendly Vagrant base boxes from https://github.com/phusion/open-vagrant-boxes)

    31 votes
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  7. How To Organize Your Assets:The Asset Pipeline

    How does rails convention help/intend you to organize your assets when you would like to selectively include only certain assets for certain pages? How does this work when applications start to get larger?

    15 votes
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  8. Explain Routing and the differences between 3.2.x and 4.x.x

    There's been some changes between routing in Rails release versions. It would be nice to have a quick tutorial covering member, collection, nests, custom routes. A lot of folks have a hard time wrapping their head around routing. I know I did when I first started.

    3 votes
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  9. Search Functionality

    How to do it manually as a foundational exercise; and how to implement it using a popular gem.
    Users have high expectations for search functionality these days and it is commonly at the heart of most modern applications. How do the pros do it?

    8 votes
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  10. Testing Javascript

    How to test Javascript functionality in your Rails app.

    5 votes
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  11. 8 votes
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  12. capybara minitest

    testing the whole stack!

    13 votes
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  13. Would love a guide to connection pools and app and database provisioning

    Especially in the context of Heroku, Postgres, OpenRedis, Unicorn, Foreman & Sidekiq. I'm sick of the time-out errors etc and I'm sure many others are too.

    6 votes
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  14. Show some more rspec3

    Rspec 3 have some syntax changes and configs, show us the news!

    24 votes
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  15. 3 votes
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  16. present a beginners guide to vim for rails

    I have tried twice to use vim because I see everyone saying to give it a go but the hurdles to setting it up scare me off. I don't mind sublime text but when I saw your videos and how you command vim I found I was learning differently than I had done before.

    If you could show how you think a beginner to rails could setup vim so it works as intended (ie vim-rails, vim with git, vim and rspec plugins etc) that would be awesome.

    39 votes
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  17. Testing external services

    For instance how to test that an image is successfully stored on Amazon S3

    4 votes
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Omniauth Walkthrough

    Setting up FB and linkedin log-in etc.

    8 votes
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  20. Discuss authorization

    You've discussed authentication with Devise do you think your next video could be on authentication maybe with CanCanCan, Pundit or Authorize?

    24 votes
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