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Announcing The New Engine Yard Kontainers

At Engine Yard we are on a continuous journey to provide you with tools to minimize your operational burden, moving you towards friction free NoOps application deployments.  Today we are pleased to share an exciting new capability which was one of the top asks from our Ruby community.  Yes, we are talking about support for containers in Engine Yard.

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Resources for Getting Started with Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails is now firmly in the mainstream. A steady stream of people have good reasons to want to use Rails but don’t know where to begin. The resource list below is a solid starting point. It includes tutorials, books, blogs, podcasts and many other educational resources that have done wonders for me throughout my Rails learning process. I hope others will find them helpful too.

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10 Reasons to Attend Ruby Conf 2017

Engine Yard has been dedicated to being part of the Ruby community from the beginning. Being community members means being a part of great events, and Ruby Conf 2017 is no exception.

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Programming Contest! And The Winners are...

Now that everyone’s CPU and GPU clusters have cooled down, we’re ready to announce the contest winners!

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Engine Yard Contest Challenge Phrase And Dictionary

We know you’ve all been working diligently and waiting, so here it is!

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Programming Contest! Win iPhone 3GS & $2,000 Cloud Credit

We’re kicking off a programming contest today that is sure to challenge even the most comp-sci heavy engineers out there, and we’re excited to see what you all come up with. With the difficulty of the challenge in mind, we’ve got some great prizes for the winner: an iPhone 3GS AND $2,000 of Cloud (Flex or Solo) credit. Now to jump right in and answer all your questions…

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Getting Started With JRuby

In the wake of our recent announcement of JRuby support, we have a guest post from Charlie Nutter of the JRuby team on getting starting with JRuby:

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Http Digest Auth: Vulnerability in Rails 2.3.1/2

If you are using Ruby on Rails 2.3.1 or 2.3.2, using http digest authentication and setting the username / password via hash, then you will be affected by this vulnerability. This vulnerability allows users to bypass http authentication without a valid password.

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5 Tips to Scale Your Ruby on Rails Application

There are lots of resources on the web that explain how to scale web applications and how to scale Rails. Here’s a quick summary of just five of the basic strategies for a scalable Ruby on Rails web application. Some of them are specific to Ruby on Rails; others generalize to any shared-nothing application server architecture.

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