Zipping Files
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Zipping Files

#385 Jan 22, 2023 pro
In this episode, we have a look at three different methods of zipping Active Storage files and sending the zipped file to the end user. Each approach has its own benefits and the best approach will depend on your use case.

Active Storage Variants
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Active Storage Variants

#376 Nov 20, 2022 pro
In this episode, we look at cleaning up our Active Storage variants and also look at several different use cases to manipulate the images with resizes, watermarks, format and quality.

File Uploads and Cloud Storage
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File Uploads and Cloud Storage

#356 Jul 3, 2022 free
AWS S3 has been a reliable service over the years and for a long time it was the only option. However, in the past few years, there has been more cloud storage options that have popped up with compatible S3 APIs. These services can sometimes offer better pricing and speeds.

Securing Downloads with Global ID
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Securing Downloads with Global ID

#315 Sep 19, 2021 pro
With custom controllers and Global ID, we can lock down Active Storage files to provide a link which expires after a duration of time. At the beginning of the video, I tour the new Rails 7 template and configuration that will be used for episodes going forward.

Purge Orphaned Active Storage Records
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Purge Orphaned Active Storage Records

#281 Jan 31, 2021 pro
Over time, orphaned records can build up within Active Storage. In this episode, we look at a few approaches to clean up these orphaned records.