Powerful Rails Features You Might Not Know

An unbelievable amount of features are packed into Rails making it one of the most powerful web frameworks you can use. @GorailsTV creator Chris Oliver takes a look at some little known, underused, and new things in Rails 7.

A few of the topics covered:
- ActiveRecord features like “excluding”, strict_loading, virtual columns, with_options, attr_readonly, etc
- ActiveStorage named variants
- ActionText embedding any database record
- Custom Turbo Stream Actions with Hotwire
- Turbo Native authentication with your Rails backend
- ActiveSupport features like truncate_words
- Rails 7.1’s new features: authentication, normalizes, logging background enqueue callers, and more.


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