It's Almost Time For Ruby Conf 2018!

It’s autumn and November is right around the corner! We all know what this means…
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Jekyll and Engine Yard: A Match Made in The Clouds

Blogging is without a doubt the most important way to get your ideas out to the world, whether your personal take on a recently released album or your professional word on the latest updates to various products from your organization. While social media pushes our...
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Take Out The Papers And The Trash

How to clean and clear large tables in MySQL From time to time our data team gets requests for advice on how to perform cleanup operations against large database tables. Typically, these originate in a ticket requesting information about how the disk is being used or...
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Ruby on Rails vs PHP

There’s more than one way to build a web application. No matter what type of application you are trying to create, your programmers have their preferred approach and their preferred code languages to accomplish the task. In the world of web applications, most program...
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PaaS Providers Must Evolve or Die

Technology changes almost as frequently as the latest fashion trend. What’s in vogue today will be out of favor tomorrow; some technologies will fade away while others morph into something new. One of the technologies currently going through a transformation is...
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5 Commercial Use Cases Continue to Prove the Value of Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails continues to gain popularity as an effective platform for developing web and cloud applications. Today, there are at least 865,472 business websites running on Ruby on Rails, and the number is growing. Ruby on Rails continues to gain momentum partly...
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What to Look for When Considering Application Hosting

Cloud computing has made hosting business-critical applications easier and less expensive. Application hosting makes deploying the resources you need easier and faster—without the overhead of additional hardware, software, and personnel. Once you decide to host your...
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Do we still need RVM Gemsets?

RVM or Ruby Version Manager allows you to install and manage Ruby environments. Similar tools are Rbenv and chruby. I previously wrote about installing these on a Mac here.
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Top 5 reasons Not to miss Rails Conf

Every year, there is a gathering of developers, looking toward the future of a framework that nearly 15 years ago brought Ruby to the web. That gathering is Rails Conf, and the 2018 edition is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!
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Rails Encrypted Credentials Use AES 128-bit Key

Rails 5.2 introduces Credentials which replaces Secrets and Encrypted Secrets from previous Rails versions. I have previously written about Credentials for those of you wanting to know more.
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