Noticed (Notifications in Rails), Real-time Previews with Stimulus Reflex, and Podia is Hiring

[00:00:25] Chris has been tweeting about doing notifications in Rails and trying to build and he asks the guys if they’ve used any notifications gems in Rails or have they built it from scratch or what have they done in the past. Chris mentions about something Palkan wrote about Active Delivery. 

[00:06:34] Chris talks about getting a Tweet from Steve Polito about writing Gems is a good way of pushing your learning.  


[00:10:35] Jason tells us what notifications are to him, which is always a thing he wants to add but then he pushes it off. Chris mentions Laravel has notifications right out of the box and that was the inspiration for the approach he took. 


[00:12:29] Jason wants to know if the guys saw the GoodJob Library and then he talks  about using Sidekick and Active Job at his work. 


[00:17:15] The last few weeks, Jason’s been in an experimental research and development mode and he’s been trying to improve and make changes to their editor at Podia which is like a live website editor. He explains what they are doing. 


[00:25:18] Andrew asks Jason if they’re doing database queries from their components or if they’re passing that data, like injecting it in. 

[00:28:46] Chris asks Jason if he has the chat and that and several other things using Action Cable now. Jason also mentions that he’s been doing a lot of reflex and that they’ve expanded reflex down to four or five parts of their application. Chris wants to know if it’s still been working out without having to move to Anycable yet.

[00:33:00] Jason tells us his company, Podia, is hiring if you’re interested or you want to solve all the problems he’s mentioned, and Andrew has landed a new job and he tells us where. Congratulations, Andrew! ☺ 

[00:39:36] Andrew touches on two more things, and asks the guys if they had to guess, when are we going to see Rails 6.1?  They make their predictions. Also, he asks them if they know anything about Ruby for Good and he explains what it is.


Panelists:

Jason Charnes

Chris Oliver

Andrew Mason

Links:
Podia is Hiring

Activity notifications for Ruby on Rails-GitHub

Palkan Active Delivery-GitHub

QFive ActsAsNotifiable-GitHub

Excid3 Noticed-GitHub (Chris Oliver)

GoodJob-GitHub

“Introducing GoodJob 1.0. a new Postgres-based, multithreaded, ActiveJob backend for Ruby on Rails.” (article)

Sneakers-GitHub

Queue-benchmark-GitHub

Debounced-GitHub

Anycable

Ruby for Good-GitHub

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