Mandatory Readings for Ruby and Rails Engineers

It’s About Time (Zones) by Elle Meredith

Don’t Use

  • Time.now
  • Date.today
  • Date.today.to_time
  • Time.parse("2015-07-04 17:05:37")
  • Time.strptime(string, "%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%S%z")

Do Use

  • Time.current
  • 2.hours.ago
  • Time.zone.today
  • Date.current
  • 1.day.from_now
  • Time.zone.parse("2015-07-04 17:05:37")
  • Time.strptime(string, "%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%S%z").in_time_zone

7 Patterns to Refactor Fat ActiveRecord Models by Sasha Razvina

Refactoring Fat Models with Patterns by Bryan Helmkamp

  • Extract Value Objects
  • Extract Service Objects
  • Extract Form Objects
  • Extract Query Objects
  • Introduce View Objects
  • Extract Policy Objects
  • Extract Decorators

Active Job Style Guide

Better Specs