It's never a bad thing to understand how authentication works in a Ruby on Rails application without reaching for a gem. In this episode, we look at how authentication works in a modern Ruby on Rails application and some reasons why we shouldn't roll our own solution.
Amazon's newest hosting service, App Runner, makes it fairly easy to deploy web services. In this episode, we take a look at some of the issues with App Runner as well as how we can deploy a Docker container image to the service. We also dive into building Docker images from an Apple M1 computer and pushing to Elastic Container Registry.