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Welcome back to the ⚡️ Hotwire dev newsletter! Rails 7 was officially released yesterday and oh boy am I excited. The biggest change is “all new answers on the front-end” which means you can kiss Webpacker goodbye. We also have a brand new podcast from Jared White, why DHH thinks “the time is right for Hotwire”, and an in-depth article on building a real-time chat app.
I’m also excited to announce that railsdevs is closing in on the first 100 developer profiles! There’s a lot of upcoming work planned like in-app messaging, payments, and moderation. Check out the GitHub repo if you’d like to get involved in the open source development.
Rails 7 is officially here! I’m most excited about the new answers for the front-end and encrypted attributes in Active Record. I’ve been pointing to Rails
master for a while on railsdevs and let me tell you - not futzing with Webpacker is amazing.
turbo-ios is the framework I use to build high-fidelity hybrid mobile apps powered by your Rails app. Version 7 is coming soon to align with Rails and here is the 4th release candidate. Bonus: a contribution from yours truly made the cut!
🎙📹 Podcasts and videos
stdlib and ActiveSupport.
This is as close to pure Rails as you can get. No gems in this tutorial, not even for authentication! Follow along as Abiodun takes you from
A quick, code-focused tutorial on the 6 steps to bring full
rails-ujs feature parity to your Turbo app. This includes
DELETE links, confirmation dialogs, and disabling buttons on form submissions.
Dana Scheider is a senior full stack engineer at Envato. She specialises in building professional Ruby, Rails and React applications and has spoken at conferences globally on software testing and technical writing. Dana has been active in open source throughout her career and is on the Cucumber core team.
My name is Rishi and I am experienced Ruby on Rails developer 💎 based in India 🇮🇳. I help people learn web development and frequently share Ruby on Rails tips on various social media platforms.
Andrew got his Jumpstart iOS app officially on the App Store today! This is the first app using the template to go live and a huge milestone for the project.
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