Rails 6 on Elastic Beanstalk

This article is designed to cover & fix some of the issues when attempting to run a Ruby on Rails 6 on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The Quick Version (TLDR) Create directory .ebextensions in the top level of your application Create .config file which contains the commands to fix deployments (script here) Add commands for upgrading […]

How to create a product demo video for your landing page

Making a product demo on your landing page can lead to significant conversions. Unfortunately, this can be challenging as the demo has to be quick to load (i.e. small) and robust to the various browsers. In this post I’ll cover some of what I did to create the landing page for InsiderOpinion.com (which, you guessed […]

Active Record Subqueries using Rails and PostgreSQL

This article, briefly covers the idea of using the Active Record in Ruby on Rails with to create a subqueries to improve searches of a PostgreSQL database. An example where a subquery in SQL could be useful is: We have a table called comments which has three columns: author, comment_text, and created_at. The goal is […]