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Make a contact form with Mailgun

Created: 2018-12-11 | Updated: 2019-04-15
Tags: API, DNS, Rails 5, Servers, Bootstrap

Making a contact form can be surprisingly difficult, a number of pieces have to work together to make the magic happen and that is what this post is all about! For this article I am using:

  • Rub...

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Add automated testing with Guard

Created: 2018-12-10 | Updated: 2018-12-19
Tags: Rails 5, Ruby, Minitest

The guardfile is sourced from Michael Hartl’s Ruby on Rails Tutorial, which is widely considered to be the best tutorial on Rails.

Following these steps wil...

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Back up your Heroku databases with a shell script

Created: 2018-12-09 | Updated: 2018-12-16
Tags: Rails 5, Linux, Shell Scripting, Heroku, Postgres

Please note that since writing this article I have created a shell script that downloads all your Heroku and Dokku Postgres databases and uploads them to Google Drive. [You can check it out here.](...

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