Using private NPM packages with Rails, Heroku and Github

There are numerous reasons why you’d want to leverage the following setup. However, I’m going to be using a trivial example of sharing some CSS styles across different Rails apps via an npm package. That npm package will be private and hosted on GitHub. After we install the package into our Rails project via Yarn, we’l...

Heroku defaults to Puma for Rails 5

It’s now going to be easier than ever to kick off a new Rails project and deploy to Heroku. WEBrick is no longer the default server with Rails 5. If you don’t provide a Procfile Heroku is going to help you out and set you up with Puma. Production ready out of the box. So… that’s cool.

Also of note, configuration is go...

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