Security

How to Debug Ruby on Rails through SSL with RubyMine Foreman

By |February 28th, 2014|

If you’re required to debug Ruby on Rails in RubyMine Foreman through SSL, e.g. you’ve got a Facebook App, you will find the following useful.

Unfortunately, I’ve not been able to find a way to debug by using the standard debug rails configuration.  Instead, I had to take the following steps

1. Install Foreman. Foreman is a […]

AWS SSL Certificates for Elastic Beanstalk

By |January 26th, 2014|

AWS SSL Certificates for Elastic Beanstalk are a pain to configure so I put together the following.

SSL certificates for your vanity domain will work correctly as long as users access your Elastic Beanstalk environment through your vanity domain name.

Certs are not packaged with the war file, but are specified as part of the environment configuration. […]

What do you do when your SSL Certificate expired?

By |January 26th, 2014|

I ran into this problem the other day. My SSL Certificate expired for my dev domain. I went to Network Solutions, snagged a new Certificate using my old Certificate Signing Request (CSR), and tried to import it into my keystore.

In the past, I’ve always generated my private key and CSR, and then imported a new […]

Minify Sencha ExtJs in Production

By |January 26th, 2014|

The main issue that I’ve encountered using SenchaExtJs in Production is the compressed JavaScript after using JSBuilder is still large. JSBuilder does a nice job of compressing and obfuscating, but the generated app-all.js is still too big, which means that the initial response time for your app will be poor.

To combat this drawback of using […]