We can create a small python service that uses a Large Language Model (LLM) to detect if a message is spam or not. Using this service, we can tie it into our Rails application so that any comment created will be evaluated for being spam or not. We explore a few different routes on handling any messages flagged as spam.
Kamal is a great utility for deploying your application to a server. It can handle many different kinds of use cases. However, there is some disconnect on how to use it within a CI/CD pipeline. In this episode, we'll look at deploying a Rails 7.1 application with SQLite to a virtual machine using Kamal within GitHub Actions.
Solid Cache is a database-backed Active Support cache store implementation. Using SQL databases backed by SSDs we can have caches that are much larger and cheaper than traditional memory only Redis or Memcached backed caches. In this episode, we'll explore adding Solid Cache into our application and some things to be aware of.
Stripe Checkout is one of my favorite ways to handle payments in Ruby on Rails applications. Stripe Checkouts will soon have an option to embed the Checkout into your web application. In this episode, we'll look at implementing this feature with a StimulusJS controller.