ActiveJob, GDPR and my contribution to Rails

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was fully implemented in 2018. The GDPR aims primarily to give control to individuals over their personal data (…) Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Data_Protection_Regulation The regulation consists of 99 articles which describe our (as individuals) rights in regards to collecting our data and the obligations of organisations which collect that information. Due to Read more…

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RASP

Runtime application self-protection. RASP software sits in or near your application while it’s running to monitor and analyze its traffic and behavior. If an issue is detected, the RASP solution can send alerts and block individual requests. It’s able to watch for whole categories of attacks rather than relying on recognizing the signatures of specific Read more…

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Toil

Toil is the kind of work tied to running a production service that tends to be manual, repetitive, automatable, tactical, devoid of enduring value, and that scales linearly as a service grows. Source: https://landing.google.com/sre/sre-book/chapters/eliminating-toil/ Toil should be automated as much as possible.

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Boring technology

Boring does not mean bad. Postgres is boring. Ruby is boring. Ruby on Rails is boring. They are good and well understood. Their failure modes are well understood. Polyglot programming is sold with the promise that letting developers choose their own tools with complete freedom will make them more effective at solving problems. This is Read more…

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