Rewrite Rules in Nginx

Rewrite rules modify a part or whole of the URL. This is done for two reasons. First, to inform clients about the relocation of resources, and second, to control the flow to Nginx. The two general-purpose methods used widely for rewriting URLs are the return directive...
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The Ruby Unbundled Series: Why You Should Check Out Hotwire Now

Hotwire truly is a game changer for Ruby on Rails web application development. Here's why. Photo by Erik Mcleanon Unsplash
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MySQL Replication Tutorial For Disaster Recovery

This blog post is a step by step tutorial on how to set up MySQL Replication between AWS regions. This is an essential part of our disaster recovery plan at Engine Yard. A previous blog post gives a higher level overview on disaster recovery plan for rails apps.
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Understanding Rack Apps and Middleware

Many web developers work on the highest levels of abstraction when we program. And sometimes it’s easy to take things for granted. Especially when we’re using Rails. Have you ever dug into the internals of how the request/response cycle works in Rails? I recently...
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