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Production Deployment on Ubuntu

Episode #31 5-30-2016 free

A guide to configure your Ubuntu installation and deploy a Ruby on Rails application. Lock down the settings to prevent unwanted access.

Complex Strong Parameters

Episode #16 8-28-2015 free

Make your strong parameters do more by extracting the logic in order to maximize the ability and security of your application.

Securing File Uploads

Episode #14 8-22-2015 free

Be default, Refile does not have a way to secure file downloads. It relies on a generated hash that is unknown to users unless the page renders that image or has a download to that file. This is okay sometimes, however, protecting the file from being downloaded for those who have the URL is a bit more involved.

Invisible Captcha

Episode #10 8-2-2015 free

Part of a good User Experience is making your application easy to use for your users. However, a few bad apples often cause a hinderance to your UX/UI by the addition of Captchas. Learn how to create invisible captchas to protect your forms while delivering a good UX.

attr_encrypted

Episode #6 7-26-2015 free

Protecting your data within your database has never been easier. With attr_encrypted, you can easily add a level of security to your application without much refactoring.