Friday Hug: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Elixir Articles & Tweets for Week - 23rd December, 2016

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Happy Christmas Week Everyone,

We are back with weekly news about Ruby on Rails, Elixir, React Native & JavaScript.

We are here to share some of the latest articles on Elixir Users' Survey 2016 Results, Best parts of "What's New in Ecto 2.0", Volley, a Networking Library for Android and much more.

  1. Ruby On Rails
  2. Elixir
  3. ReactJS/React Native
  4. Mobile
  5. JavaScript
  6. HTML & CSS

Ruby on Rails

AnyCable: Action Cable on Steroids - ActionCable is one of the most attractive new features in Rails 5, but can it be better? This is a new way of integrating Erlang with Ruby, read on

New Features in Ruby 2.4 - Every Christmas, Ruby team releases a new Ruby version. This year it is Ruby 2.4 on various categories like Simplified Integers, Faster Array Operations, Improvements to the Logger etc...


Elixir User’s Survey 2016 - Elixir has seen phenomenal growth over the last year, - in terms of projects, developers and mind share. Find out more about state of Elixir in this year’s survey.

Best Parts of Ecto 2.0 - Ecto 2.0 was released few months back, but are we using more powerful features of Ecto. A soft introduction to book on Ecto 2.0 feature for Multi-tenancy, Polymorphism, Transactions and more.

Nested Associations with Phoenix Forms - Short and simple way to handle nested associations for Forms in Phoenix Framework.

Internationalization of Elixir applications with Gettext and Transifex - I18n has been considerably eased with Gettext. Find out the entire workflow of implementing this in your application

"Tell, Don't Ask" in Elixir: A Story of Pattern-Matching - Find out how Elixir makes it easy to write Declarative code than Imperative code. Encapsulate the logic such a way that it does your code is clean and compact.

ReactJS/React Native

Seedux, A New Way to Visualize & Debug your React-Redux Application - Seedux brings data flow visualization to the React-Redux ecosystem while offering a full suite of troubleshooting tools.

Real time stats with WebSockets and React - Roll your own alternative to Google Analytics Real Time Statistics

Advanced Data Tables in React - A look at different data-table libraries in React, and which one to choose depending upon the context.

Optimizing React Native: Dynamic Gif Scrolling - How loading render-heavy content such as gifs can impact the performance of our app and what we can do to significantly boost our performance.


Volley, a Networking Library for Android - Volley offers a variety of features and some of the core benefits that this library provides are the main focus of this article.

Working With the Layout Preview - Android Studio comes with a powerful tool that helps you understand how your layout files are going to be rendered on the user's device.

Getting Started with Android Things - Details about Android Things - A modified version of the Android for IoT devices which Google announced this December.


React or Vue: Which Javascript UI Library Should You Be Using? - No, we are not answering that. But some of the answers to your questions can be found in this post.

Front-end Tools: My Favorite Finds of 2016 - Find Some of the favourite tools for Front-end Developers of the year.

45 Useful JavaScript Tips, Tricks and Best Practices - Tricks and best practices that should be known by all JavaScript developers regardless of their browser/engine or the SSJS (Server Side JavaScript) interpreter.


Scaling Responsive Animations - Guidelines for scaling responsive animations.

HTML Interactive Form Validation - HTML interactive form validation is now supported in WebKit.

Create Stunning Image Effects with CSS Backdrop-filter - In this article we can learn how to create stunning image effects with CSS backdrop-filter.


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