Is Ruby still alive in 2021

Will I Find Work if I Learn Ruby in 2021

Ruby is keeping you interested in transitioning to the software development world. But you’re not sure you’re gonna be employable. You might have heard that you should just choose JavaScript because, you know, everyone is saying Ruby is a dying domain. But you don’t see yourself keeping up with the Kardashians traditional JS web dev world. You’ve heard that there are plenty of Ruby/Rails jobs out there. But how do you get your first one as an early career dev?...

April 20, 2021 · 2 min · Stefanni Brasil
Is going with Rails API-only the best suitable alternative for your use case?

Should you create a new Rails app as API-only?

Before you get too excited and run rails new thecoolest --api on your terminal, it might be a good idea to take some time to consider what your needs are. How different is a Rails API-only from a full-stack Rails app? As you can see in the image below, the API-only is a lighter version of a full stack Rails app: The reason why it’s lighter is because Rails API-only won’t render HTML pages, handle user sessions & cookies, nor display any assets....

April 5, 2021 · 2 min · Stefanni Brasil
5 ways to authenticate your Rails API

5 Ways to Handle Your Rails API Authentication

Which authentication strategy should you use for Rails API? How to implement a secure authentication strategy is by the far the most confusing part of building an API. It’s important to evaluate your app requirements before choosing any strategy in the first place to avoid any security implications. To help you figure out which authentication strategy is the best for your case, here are 5 possible solutions for you: Rails API-only If your API is running as a standalone app and you don’t need a web interface of any sort, then a header-based token auth might be enough....

April 1, 2021 · 3 min · Stefanni Brasil
Is Ruby still running on Rails?

Is Ruby on Rails Still Relevant in 2021?

“Maybe Python or Go is a better choice? Or even Javascript?” If you’ve been asking yourself these questions, this post is for you. When I was learning how to code in 2016, Ruby on Rails was trending and every startup was using it. It was obvious that learning Rails would be an easy way to get my first dev job. We’re in 2021, though, and things have changed. The answer to “Is Rails still relevant?...

February 22, 2021 · 2 min · Stefanni Brasil
Practice until you become self-confident.

8 exercises to build confidence in yourself

I believed I had to be born confident, and I wasn’t, so why keep trying? How happy I am to have been wrong about that! This post offers exercises from the book “The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What Women Should Know” and from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Start practicing these 8 key activities and see how you feel a few weeks from now. Ready? 🚀 Exercises to build self-confidence When in doubt, ACT....

January 28, 2021 · 3 min · Stefanni Brasil