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Quick tip: AWS S3 invalid certificate

If you are getting invalid SSL certificate error in the browser when serving assets from the s3 bucket and using s3 bucket name as a subdomain. This quick tip might be a help.

In my case, I had a dot in the bucket name so the domain created was like https://akhil.bansal.s3.amazo…… I removed the dot from the bucket name and it worked perfectly. Looks like S3 ssl certificate does not support a dot in the subdomain.

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ActiveRecord after_commit hook

Most developers use ActiveRecord callbacks after_create/after_update/after_destroy to generate background job, expire cache, etc., but they don’t realize these callbacks are still wrapped in database transaction, they probably got unexpected results like the app queued a job but the record is not created/updated(transaction rolled back). For such situations after_commit callback should be used. after_commit is introduced … Continue reading ActiveRecord after_commit hook

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Launching Rails projects, an open call for lessons learned

I’m working on my presentation for Rails Underground and was hoping to solicit a few tips from other people in the industry.

Have you launched a Ruby on Rails application recently? Are there some things that you wish you had known beforehand?

Mind sharing? You can email me with your story at robby+launchstory@planetargon.com. I’ll let you know if your tip gets used in the presentation and please indicate if you’d be okay with me posting your tip in a future blog post.

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