Storing and retrieving large chunks of data from your database can be tricky if it’s not done correctly. What happens when you want to store a relatively large document or body of text in your database but that large chunk of text is likely to be identical for thousands of new records? You’re faced with Read More
Ruby on Rails
This is a revised post based on the popular original article found at Uploading To S3 With AngularJS The content is similar other than a few key steps which have been removed/altered but for the sake of clean reading, I thought I would create a new post for it.
It’s slightly frustrating looking through your users table and seeing a bunch of accounts that signed up but never confirmed, only existing in this limbo land where you can’t quite count them as a conversion and they seem to have dropped off the face of the earth. This rake task will look through your users Read More
It’s often a little known fact that Heroku does by default , NOT serve the compressed version of your assets to the client browser. Often it’s all too easy to get lost in the magic that is Heroku slug compilation and the simplicity of a “git push heroku master” code deploy that we forget the Read More
So, you’ve got a side project hosted with Heroku, you only have basic database requirements so the 10,000 row limited Postgres dev plan seems like a good choice and could possibly be a free alternative for a descent amount of time until you need to upgrade. Heck, at $35 a month per dyno, you need Read More
For something that is touted as being an “easy” to use framework, Rails is a pretty complex beast. Over the years it has progressed from a seemingly simple framework that “anyone” can learn to the intricate collection of add-ons, gems and extensions that make it the power house it is now. Optimization is an overlooked Read More