Active Job is a framework for declaring jobs and making them run on a variety of queuing backends. In this post we’ll be setting up a worker environment on Elastic Beanstalk and using SQS as our Active Job queue.

In a recent sequence of posts on deploying a Rails application to Elastic Beanstalk (Step1 is here) we set up a secure VPC with public and private subnets. Part of this secure setup is to place your PostgreSQL database server in the private subnets and not make it publicly accessible....

Microsoft have slowly been making progress with their cross platform efforts and .NET Core is starting to look like it might be interesting. In this post we look at integrating a .NET Core Web API with PostgreSQL running a mac (this code should also work on Linux).

Action Cable debuted at RailsConf 2015 and is now part of Rails 5. Built on top of WebSockets it provides real time communication with your backend server.