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.
Adaptive streaming allows the video provider to create a different video for each of the screen sizes (or devices) that he or she wishes to target. In this episode, we look at converting our Progressive Video Streams into Adaptive Bitrate Streams and serving it through Active Storage.
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.
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.
As developers, chances are we are in the terminal often. Command Line Interfaces (CLI), are very helpful in streamlining our work. Ruby is a very powerful language and can make some powerful CLIs. Thor is a powerful option, but in this episode, we look at some alternatives from basic to more advanced scenarios.