Rails 5 Features You Haven’t Heard About
Sean Griffin

 

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Friday, 8th July 2016

We’ve all heard about ActionCable, Turbolinks 5 & Rails::API. But Rails 5 was almost a thousand commits! They included dozens of minor features, many of which will be huge quality of life improvements even if you aren’t using WebSockets or Turbolinks.

A deep look at several of the “minor” features of Rails 5. You won’t just learn about the features, but you’ll learn about why they were added, the reasoning behind them, and the difficulties of adding them from someone directly involved in many of them.