Rails-7

Rails 7 adds default value support for binary columns for SQLite

Binary columns now behave like other column types with default values in SQLite.

Rails 7 updates through_reflection to distribute transactions across database connections

Models that use multiple databases now perform writes within a single transaction.

ActiveRecord::QueryMethods#select adds support for hash values in Rails 7.1

ActiveRecord::QueryMethods#select adds support for hash values in Rails 7.1

Rails 7 now reads ENV["SCHEMA_FORMAT"] when doing rails db:schema:{dump,load}

Previously rails db:schema:{dump,load} would only dump Ruby format. Now it reads ENV["SCHEMA_FORMAT"] to choose between Ruby and SQL formats.

Rails 7 now accepts "html" and "screenshot" kwargs for system test screenshot helper

Pass in parameters to take_screenshot to choose an output format between image and HTML file.

Rails adds beginless range support to clusivity

Rails now adds support to include the beginless range in active record inclusivity/exclusivity validators.

Infinite Auto Scroll using Turbo only ( No Stimulus / No Javascript )

Infinite Auto Scroll on Rails 7 using only Turbo Frames and Turbo Streams without a Single line of Javascript.

Rails avoids queries when performing calculations on contradictory relation

Rails now avoids making a query to the database if the calculation contains a contradictory relation

Caching Gems with Docker Multi-Stage build

Docker Multi-Stage Builds allow copying of files from registries and can be used to speed up builds by adding Gem Caches

Overuse of Rails engines

In this post, we will see how the overuse of engines could lead to some serious issues.