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Generate Link Previews in Rails with Microlink

Posted on February 23, 2021 - 8 Minute Read

In this tutorial I'll show you how to leverage the Microlink API to generate link previews in Ruby on Rails. Demo Step 1: Application Set…

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Auto Save Form Data in Rails

Posted on January 31, 2021 - 6 Minute Read

In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to automatically save form data in Rails. Instead of saving a draft to the database, we'll simply…

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Easily find elements with XPath in Capybara by using Chrome's Dev Tools

Posted on July 31, 2020 - 1 Minute Read

Imagine you have multiple identical elements on a page and that you need to select a specific element during a system test. If your test…

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