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Documentation Engine for Rails

Posted in October 2014 on the aTech Media blog

A couple of months ago, I wrote a Rails engine which provides applications with complete documentation library functionality by simply adding a gem.

Encrypting & signing stuff in Ruby

Posted in October 2014 on the aTech Media blog

Securing your communications between parts of your infrastructure has never been more important. For encryption, in most cases, you can rely on normal SSL on HTTP connections (HTTPS) however what...

Export your databases

Posted in August 2014 on the Viaduct blog

It's important to keep backups of any data which you upload to Viaduct (or, indeed, any hosting provider). We've just added a new Database Export feature which allows you to...

Gulp & Rails

Posted in July 2014 on the aTech Media blog

I’ve recently started using Gulp rather than the built-in asset pipeline in Rails. Gulp provides a fair amount of additional flexibility and functionality which I am very much enjoying.

Apple Push Notifications using HTTP

Posted in June 2014 on the aTech Media blog

I’ve recently been working on developing an iOS application for Sirportly  — a helpdesk product which we run & develop at aTech. As part of this application, it became necessary for...

Direct access to processes & databases

Posted in May 2014 on the Viaduct blog

Your Viaduct environment is usually safely ensconced on our private network and inaccessible from the outside world. However, there are times when you need direct access to certain components of...

Git submodules now available

Posted in April 2014 on the Viaduct blog

Git users can now take advantage of submodules in their repositories. Until now, submodules could not be deployed using Viaduct.

Sexy console colours

Posted in April 2014 on the Viaduct blog

The Viaduct logging interface was improved a couple of weeks ago to make it even easier to see exactly what your processes are saying to you.