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Import CSV into Heroku
It took me a while to find a nice and concise way to import a CSV into a Heroku Postgres Database that I use for Rails. At first I thought about doing it through Rails migrations and seeds. Then I realized that was more work and would pollute my repository. This is the approach I would recommend for others
Access URL Request Parameters from ActionMailer Preview
At first, I thought that maybe I was going crazy. How could rails support rendering email previews but have it so locked down it's almost useless outside of local testing? Hey RAILS TEAM, haven't you guys ever seen the "View this email in your browser" links on most email marketing platforms?! Apparently not.
Unconventional Rails: CMS with API Caching
Ever needed to build out your own Content Management System? Have you struggled with custom file attachments (especially in Mongoid)? Do you need to distribute your API to millions of users? We have explored solutions to these challenges and more in this latest installment of Unconventional Rails.
Automatically Send Slack Invitations
Have you ever wanted to programmatically send slack invitations? You can automate your slack integrations, and hit endpoints very quickly and easily with a few standard ruby libraries and a dozen lines of code.