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Custom Error Pages with Slack Notification

Episode #91 7-30-2017 free

Learn to use custom error pages to provide a similar look to your application. Get notified on Slack as errors occur to act on them before they're reported.

Periodic Tasks with sidekiq-cron

Episode #61 1-2-2017 free

Using a third-party add-on, sidekiq-cron, we can create periodic tasks to extend the functionality of sidekiq.

Sidekiq on Production

Episode #60 12-25-2016 free

Sidekiq is a Ruby Background Processor that manages its queue with a Redis service. Learn to deploy Sidekiq to your production environment.

Sidekiq Basics

Episode #59 12-18-2016 free

Sidekiq is a Ruby Background Processor that manages its queue with a Redis service. Learn the basics of Sidekiq and integrating it with ActiveJob.

ActiveJob

Episode #9 7-30-2015 free

ActiveJob is a built in wrapper within Rails 4 for your background processors. By adding this layer to your application, swapping background processors is much easier as you will only be affecting a limited number of files.