Articles on Ruby
10 months ago
How to modify Ruby and Rails apps to use a non-Postgres default database. 1 year ago
This article explains how to configure Bundler.
Understand your application's memory usage
Don't use the Asset Sync gem. Instead, use a CDN.
Ruby applications should gracefully shut down when a dyno shuts down, or is restarted. Sensitive operations should be wrapped in an `ensure` clause, though care must be taken to have this clause terminate.
Cedar-14, the successor to the Cedar stack, runs on a newer operating system. Certain versions of Ruby 2.1 are not able to compile on Cedar-14 and they will not be available.
Configuring a database connection in Rails using database.yml and DATABASE_URL.
A step-by-step guide for deploying your first Ruby app (using Microsoft Windows) and mastering the basics of Heroku
2 years ago
A step-by-step guide for deploying your first Ruby app and mastering the basics of Heroku
How to add direct S3 uploads to a Rails app.
Why not to run WEBrick in production, and how to run a production web server instead.
When and how to use Rails environments and Heroku config vars, when deploying apps.
3 years ago
Create a pool of worker processes to better maximize the resources of a worker dyno.
A tutorial showing how to build and deploy a Ruby Sinatra application application that uses a WebSocket.
4 years ago
Quickly deploy static sites on Heroku using Ruby and Rack. 5 years ago
Creating, configuring, deploying and scaling Rails 3.x applications on Heroku, using Bundler dependency management.
Config.ru settings for deploying Rack-based apps, such as Sinatra, Camping and Ramaze, to Heroku.
A PDF storage, search and retrieval application in Ruby that lets users upload and process PDFs (stored in Amazon S3), using a background worker.
Configure and run Delayed Job background workers.
Page, action, fragment and low level caching considerations when building Rails applications on Heroku.