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.
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.
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.