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Policy Manager with GDPR Rails

Episode #164 12-16-2018 pro CC

Using the gdpr_rails gem, we look at adding a policy manager to require users to accept age, terms, and privacy policies before signing up for an account.

Friend Requests From Scratch

Episode #155 10-14-2018 pro

Part I - In this episode, we create our authentication for users, default view for authenticated users, friendship model, associations and scopes for our social media application.

Safely Running Shell Commands

Episode #151 9-16-2018 pro

We may come across a need to run shell commands and Ruby has some built in methods which appear safe, but can introduce major security risks.

Search Encrypted Attributes with Blind Index

Episode #139 6-24-2018 pro

Keeping client data protected is important, but once an attribute is encrypted, it becomes difficult to work with it. With Blind Index, we regain functionality on searching and validations.

Preparing for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Episode #129 4-15-2018 pro

In this episode, we look adding in some of the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation into our Ruby on Rails application. Disclaimer: this episode is not legal advice and you should consult a lawyer.