Lessons learned: migrating Ruby on Rails app to a private server

I needed to migrate a ruby on rails app from amazon web services to a privately owned hosting service. AWS has it's own method of building and provisioning rails app (basically by using their in house tool called "beanstalk"), so provisioning and migrating the data to a normal, private server meant I took some quick notes … Continue reading Lessons learned: migrating Ruby on Rails app to a private server

Migrating a PHP application to Ruby on Rails

Being primarily a PHP / Python developer, I decided to tackle something new and take on ruby on rails. It's been quite a whirlwind, and one of my exersizes was to attempt to migrate a pre-existing PHP application, that already has its database defined, some HTML and so on... to a rails application. This article … Continue reading Migrating a PHP application to Ruby on Rails