Tag: Rails 4

Rails 4, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and RDS

This guide shows you how to configure a Rails 4 app with AWS’s elastic beanstalk and RDS. First, install the elastic beanstalk command line tool on your local development box: $ sudo apt-get install git $ sudo apt-get install python-dev $ curl “https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py” -o “get-pip.py” $ sudo python get-pip.py $ sudo pip install awsebcli   […]

Rails 4, Carrierwave, Remote file url uploading

If you’re running into the following error when attempting to use Carrierwave to upload a remote file url: TypeError: no implicit conversion of nil into String Then you’re probably very frustrated at the moment. I dug into the carrierwave gem to figure the issue out exactly, however I realized there was an easier (and much […]