Luke Skywalker training with Master Yoda from the film The Empire Strikes Back(1980).
Luke Skywalker training with Master Yoda from the film The Empire Strikes Back(1980).
“You must unlearn what you have learned.”

This week, I really wanted to post an article about what I’m currently working on: using WebSockets to implement private user-to-user messaging for an existing React/Rails application.

I’m still in the weeds. Trying to fully understand WebSockets, dealing with communication between frameworks, triple-checking the model relations for the database and serializers, integrating JWT authorization and authentication, debugging broadcasts being sent by ActionCable Provider, deciding if I should scrap that package altogether and compose cable middleware for Redux, et cetera.

I found there is not a holy grail of tutorials which could clearly explain the setup for this particular stack and set of circumstances, so I intend to write one, but I’m simply not ready. …

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