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The Simple Guide to Rails Pluralization

This is probably one of the simplest things, but something that I have to stop and ask myself over and over again:  when do I use singular or plural when using Rails generators?  I’ve been a long time fan and user of Ruby on Rails.  I’m also not a developer, so working with proper coding is actually foreign to me …

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April 2020 Free Training Special from Pluralsight!

The team at Pluralsight have kindly opened up the platform for free in order to allow folks to skill up while being under the challenge of the current worldwide situation.  Being at home should not mean being out of the game.  If you are looking to skill up on any of a variety of literally hundreds upon hundreds of courses, …

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Free Download – DevOps Automation with Terraform and VMware

Content planning for 2020 is underway and I realized that it’s a good time to share the recent O’Reilly report that I had done in 2019 here with folks.  DevOps may seem a long way off, but the methods of automating your infrastructure creation in order to enable better DevOps practices is not.  Even VMware environments are seeing the benefits …

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Using Variable-Driven AWS Configuration with Terraform Enterprise and Github

Infrastructure-as-Code is an excellent way to better represent and manage infrastructure. AWS is particularly easy to provision and manage programmatically using Terraform Enterprise which is a collaborative, cloud-hosted version of the popular Terraform OSS product. Another big advantage with the Enterprise or Cloud products is the ability to use externally facing APIs and integrations to make your codified infrastructure more …