287 RR Hacking the Asset Pipeline with Cameron Dutro

Episode 293 · November 23rd, 2016 · 59 mins 38 secs

About this Episode

00:40 - Introducing Cameron Dutro

2:15 - What is the Asset Pipeline?

5:35 - Problems and limitations of the Asset Pipeline

8:10 - Cameron’s biggest frustration with the Asset Pipeline

14:45 - Doing it the Rails way, the Angular way, or the React way

20:25 - Keeping your Webpack and Asset Pipeline separate: Working with Javascript and Rails

31:45 - Creating your own preprocessor for putting a file format into the pipeline

  • Sprockets github link

36:15 - Other issues with the Asset Pipeline

40:00 - Causes behind problems with the Asset Pipeline

42:05 - Hygiene of packages

43:40 - Incorporating plugins into the pipeline

45:30 - Resources for learning more


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