Active Record supports application-level encryption. The encryption layer sits between the database and the application. The application will access unencrypted data, but the database will store it encrypted. In this episode, we look at implementing encryption for a model's attribute and Action Text.
Having a fast and expensive computer to do daily development is a luxury. Sometimes, we may be in a position where we are just getting started with programming and the budget is very small. In this episode we look at a very moderately priced Chromebook and explore how we can make it into a viable development machine.