How to Pluck Like a Rails Pro

By Eric Milford

The pluck method is a performant option to query columns from one or more tables. The ability to pass valid SQL directly makes it all the more handy.

Transient Properties of the Realm

By Tim Bugai

Realm is a good alternative to CoreData for your iOS apps. Setting up properties to be stored in the database is as simple as defining them in a model. But what about those properties that you don’t want persisted?

Teaching Your Database New Tricks

By Tim Bugai

Databases don’t come with complex field types like an image. That doesn’t mean we can’t store them in our database anyway.