When rake tasks need to be part of a deployment, you could find yourself in a situation where the rake task was forgotten about or have to go through the process of shelling into the environment to execute the tasks. In this episode, we look at addressing these issues by creating a way to have rake tasks execute automatically.
In this episode, we look at two different ways to handle donations with Stripe. The first method is a "no code" way that would work on any website that may not have a backend. The second method, we use the Stripe gem and their API to create a Checkout session for handling donations.
AWS S3 has been a reliable service over the years and for a long time it was the only option. However, in the past few years, there has been more cloud storage options that have popped up with compatible S3 APIs. These services can sometimes offer better pricing and speeds.