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Touch and Cache
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 31 Jul 09

Rails 2.3.3 brings us a new feature called "touch". See how to use this to auto-expire associated caches in this episode.

Dynamic Page Caching
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 31 Jul 09

Use JavaScript to allow dynamic content in a page cache. In this episode I show you how to insert the user-specific content into a page through JavaScript.

Advanced HTTP Caching
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

Once you have a firm grasp of the 3 header tags we talked about in the previous episode (max-age, etags, and last_modified) you can start to take advantage of reverse proxy caches. In this episode we let you know exactly what a proxy cache is, and how you might use it to effectively scale a dynamic w...

Client-side Caching
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

Once you've done all the server side caching you can possibly do, you might want to take a look back at the client side of things to do some advanced client-side caching. In this episode we'll show how to effectively use the max-age, etag, and last_modified helpers to scale your application.

Memcached
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

Most of the big Web 2.0 websites rely on memcached (pronounced "Memcache-Dee") to scale, even the ones not using Rails. In this screencast you'll learn how easy it is to use memcached in your Rails application, and how to do low level query caching for websites where you have highly customized layout...

Fragment Caching
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

If there's no way to cache the entire content of a page, then odds are you can probably cache smaller pieces of it. This is where fragment caching comes in, allowing you to cache common parts of a webpage which are resource intensive and may be used accross mulitple pages.

Action Caching
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

If you can't fully page cache your Rails action, when your next best choice is using Action Caching. Action Caching allows you to run filters such as authorization on each request before they're able to see the cached content of the page

Advanced Page Caching
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

Page caching is pretty simple to do, but what happens when you need pagination or dynamic data on your pages? Can you still use page caching? In this screencast we'll start out showing how to solve these problems and finish up with my first rant of the series "Login status is overrated."

Cache Expiration
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

When you start caching html content which depends on data in your database, what happens when that data changes? You're going to need to expire that cache, and in this episode, we show you how Rails makes this quite easy

Page Caching
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

Ruby on Rails comes with several caching mechanisms out of the box, starting with Page Caching. In this episode we show how to implement Page Caching in a simple blog application

Deployment
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 10 Dec 08

Dominic Damian talks about the different options available to you when deploying a Rails application. He covers areas such as servers, caching, databas...

Caching in Rails 2.1
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 27 Jun 08

Rails 2.1 brings some new caching features which makes it very easy to cache any values including models. See how in this episode.