Rails 5 Action Cable with Multiple Chatroom Subscriptions

In my apparently never-ending quest to do more Action Cable all the time, I decided to tackle a implementation of Rail 5's Action Cable with multiple chatroom subscriptions. While the newly updated Rails docs provide excellent explanations and examples, there does seem to be a dearth of info on setting… »

Load Testing Rails 5 Action Cable with Tsung

As more and more developers begin to implement Rails 5 with Action Cable in order to deliver real-time features, people have been asking me--"how does it scale?" My answer so far has been--I don't know! So, I set out to do some basic load testing on our earlier Action… »

Deploying React + Redux to Heroku

In my ongoing quest to prove to myself that React is awesome, and not just a Facebook conspiracy, in this post we'll be deploying our CatBook application to Heroku! You can checkout the code for this post here, and view a deployed version of the application here (feel free to… »

JWT Authentication with React + Redux

As part of my ongoing attempts to can has React + Redux, I spent some time yesterday building authentication flow into my CatBook React/Redux app, using JWT. This post will take us through the sign-in flow for our React app, illustrate one way to build out a dynamic Header component… »

React + Redux Tutorial Part VIII: The Delete Feature

The Delete Cat Feature This is Part VIII of a eight part series on building a CRUD application with React + Redux. You can view the code for this project here. You can view the table of contents here Our user should be able to delete a cat by clicking a… »