Build A SaaS App in Rails 6
Build A SaaS App in Rails 6
About the Book
Building an application to provide business is tough. It's overwhelming. There are so many choices! What gems do you use? How do you manage users? What if there was a step-by-step guide to feed you those answers?
This book will guide you from your very first rails commands, through integrating Stripe, background jobs and finally deploying your app to a cloud provider. You'll be mastering a SaaS application, getting customers and monetizing your expertise in no time!
1. Ruby on Rails and your First Application
- 1.1 Prerequisites
1.2 Rails Overview
- 1.2.1 Rails
- 1.2.2 Gems
1.3 A Sample App to Get You Started
- 1.3.1 Rails Gem
- 1.3.2 Installing Rails and Starting a New App
- 1.3.3 Directory Structure
- 1.3.4 Rails Server
- 1.3.5 Rails Conventions
- 1.3.6 Hello MVC
- 1.4 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 1.5 Exercises
2. Testing and You
- 2.1 Why Test
- 2.2 Testing Frameworks
2.3 Testing Types
- 2.3.1 Model/Unit Tests
- 2.3.2 Controller Tests
- 2.3.3 View Tests
- 2.3.4 System Tests
- 2.4 Other Testing Tools
- 2.5 CI and You
- 2.6 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 2.7 Exercises
3. Starting your SaaS App
rails new…for real this time
- 3.1.1 Install PG
rails newwith pg
- 3.1.3 Database Configuration
3.2 Git gud enuf
- 3.2.1 Git Commands
- 3.2.2 Git Usage
- 3.3 Gemfile and preferred gems to start
3.4 Using Bootstrap in Rails
- 3.4.1 Quick overview of Flexbox and the Bootstrap Grid
3.4.2 Installing the Bootstrap Theme
- 18.104.22.168 Running A Webpack Dev Server
- 22.214.171.124 Final Webpacker Setup
- 126.96.36.199 The Application Pack
- 188.8.131.52 The Application Stylesheet
- 3.4.3 First Controller, Views and Tests
- 3.4.4 Application layout
- 3.4.5 Turbolinks
- 3.4.6 One more thing…
- 3.5 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 3.6 Exercises
4. Users are Everything
4.1 User Model
- 4.1.1 But first, UUID
- 4.1.2 Creating a Users Table
- 4.1.3 Installing Devise
4.1.4 Sign in, out and up
- 184.108.40.206 Sign In
- 220.127.116.11 Sign Up
- 18.104.22.168 Flash Messages
- 22.214.171.124 Accounts
- 126.96.36.199 System Spec Time
4.2 User Management
- 4.2.1 User Invites
- 4.2.2 User Roles
- 4.2.3 Managing the Users
- 4.2.4 Testing User Management
- 4.2.5 CanCanCan
- 4.3 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 4.4 Exercises
- 4.1 User Model
5. Business Models and Logic
rails g scaffold
- 5.0.2 Model
- 5.0.3 Controller
- 5.0.4 Views
5.1 Creating The Remaining Business Logic
5.1.1 Current Date
- 188.8.131.52 Current Date User Interface
5.1.2 Teams using Has Many Through
- 184.108.40.206 Team Model
5.1.3 Team Membership Model
- 220.127.116.11 DaysOfTheWeek Model
- 18.104.22.168 Model Specs
- 22.214.171.124 Team User Interface
- 126.96.36.199 Navigating better navigation
5.1.4 Tasks with Single Table Inheritance
188.8.131.52 Standup and Task User Interfaces
- 184.108.40.206.1 Viewing Standups with Contextual Filtering
- 220.127.116.11 Standup and Task User Interfaces
- 5.1.1 Current Date
- 5.2 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 5.3 Exercises
6. Service Objects
6.1 What is a Service Object?
- 6.1.1 So…a service Object?
- 6.2 Building and using a service object in this app
- 6.3 More uses for Service Objects
- 6.4 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 6.5 Exercise
- 6.1 What is a Service Object?
7. Background Jobs, ActiveJob and Sidekiq
- 7.1 What is a Background Job and why use one?
7.2 Right Tools for the “background” job
- 18.104.22.168 Using ActiveJob
- 7.2.2 Sidekiq
- 7.2.3 Sneakers
- 7.2.4 SuckerPunch
- 7.2.5 Other Notable Mentions
- 7.2.1 ActiveJob
- 7.3 Using SideKiq with ActiveJob
- 7.4 Other ActiveJob tips and tricks
7.5 Scheduled Jobs
- 22.214.171.124 Getting The Mailer Running
- 126.96.36.199 Getting the Job Scheduled
- 7.6 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 7.7 Exercises
8. Mailers and You
- 8.1 What is a Mailer?
8.2 Using a Mailer in your application
- 8.2.1 Adding a Welcome Email
- 8.2.2 Email Recap
- 8.2.3 Mail in Production
- 8.3 Receiving mail or replies
- 8.4 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 8.5 Exercises
9. ActionCable: Websockets on Rails
- 9.1 What is ActionCable?
9.2 Using ActionCable in your application
- 9.2.1 Updating existing Standups
- 9.2.2 Adding a Standup to view on the User’s Standups page
- 9.2.3 Adding a Standup to view on the Teams’ Show page and Standups page
- 9.3 Navigation Web Notification Dropdown
- 9.4 Testing ActionCable
- 9.5 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 9.6 Exercises
10. Sprinkle Some React on Rails
10.1 About React
- 10.1.1 When to use React
- 10.2 Getting Started
10.3 Using React in your application
- 10.3.1 Adding ActionCable to a React Component
- 10.4 React-ifying the Rest of the Standup Based Pages
- 10.5 React-ifying the Notifications
- 10.6 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 10.1 About React
11. Stripe Payments and Subscriptions
- 11.1 Stripe
- 11.2 Stripe Gem
- 11.3 Plans
11.4 New Account; New Subscription
- 11.4.1 Some Subscription Specs
11.5 Billing Center
- 11.5.1 Cancel a Plan
- 11.5.2 Update to Free Plan
- 11.5.3 Update to Paid Plan
- 11.5.4 Update to Paid Plan and Add a Card
- 11.5.5 Updating the Card
- 11.5.6 Testing The Billing Center
- 11.5.7 Checking for an Active Subscription
- 11.5.8 Checking Limits
11.6.1 StripeEvent gem
- 188.8.131.52 Specs
- 11.6.2 Test Event Delegation Objects
- 11.6.1 StripeEvent gem
- 11.7 The Remaining Model Specs
- 11.8 The Remaining Controller Specs
- 11.9 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 11.10 Exercises
12. Using Third-Party APIs in your Application
12.1 Github Integration
- 12.1.1 Github Gems
- 12.1.2 Implementing Account and Github API
- 12.1.3 Granting Access to Github via OAuth
- 12.1.4 Fetching Data through Github
- 12.1.5 Accessing and Handling Github Webhooks
- 12.1.6 Displaying Event Data
12.1.7 Testing the Github Integration
- 184.108.40.206 Model Specs
- 220.127.116.11 Controller specs
- 18.104.22.168 Service specs
- 22.214.171.124 Job specs
- 126.96.36.199 System specs
12.2 Analytics: What are they good for?
- 12.2.1 Choices
- 12.2.2 Implementing and Sending events
- 12.3 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 12.4 Exercises
- 12.1 Github Integration
13. Speeding up Rails
13.1 What Slows Rails Down?
- 13.1.1 N + 1 Queries
- 13.1.2 Queries without indices
- 13.1.3 Pagination
- 13.1.4 Gzip
- 13.1.5 Caching
- 13.1.6 How to Implement Caching
- 13.2 What did you learn in this chapter?
- 13.1 What Slows Rails Down?
- 14.1 There are many choices
- 14.2 Prepare application
- 14.3 Deploy with Heroku
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