Sending or responding with a SMS text message isn't too difficult. The complexity comes in when a conversation is required in a linear style of communication. In this episode, we look at creating a SMS bot which generates a session and tracks the conversation.
I recently upgraded Drifting Ruby's site from Ruby 2.6 to Ruby 2.7 as part of some general maintenance. The Beanstalk instance was using an older version of Amazon Linux. During the upgrade process, I discovered that it wasn't a simple transition. In this episode, we look at the discovery path and how to successfully deploy your Ruby on Rails application to AWS Elastic Beanstalk with Amazon Linux 2 and Ruby 2.7.
Seeding your database is often an overlooked part of development and it has a lot of benefits that can help uncover issues within your application. However, maintaining the seeds.rb can be difficult and things can get out of hand quickly. In this episode, learn how to manage and maintain the seeds file.