Assets not loading on Elastic Beanstalk in Safari

I’ve been having an issue. I use Elastic Beanstalk for deploying most of my applications – it’s a layer over the top of Amazon’s EC2 service that handles a load of the complexity for you. I simply define which platform I want (Ruby 2.3 with Puma), define any components that need to be installed on… Continue reading

What does the Asset Pipeline actually do?

The asset pipeline was introduced in Rails 3.1 (I believe) and has been a controversial addition ever since. I’ve gone through stages of hating it and stages of wondering how I ever managed without it. The biggest initial problem with it is that it’s just confusing till you get your head around what’s going on…. Continue reading