I'm a Software Engineer. Ruby on Rails, React and Python enthusiast. Director of Technology at Epifany. Read more about me.

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Ansible and Raspberry Pi

I’ve been playing with Raspberry Pi computers for a while; I bought my first back in 2015. Since then I’ve bought more than I can remember. Setting them up has always been a ritual: I got a cheap USB keyboard/mouse combo, a USB/Ethernet adapter for my Mac and all the right HDMI cables, the mini included for the Zero.

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Rails Friends: API and Webpacker

It appears you can not use --api and --webpack=react together when creating a new Rails App. It’s a shame, because having Rails handle the backend and React, or other JS framework, handle the frontend is a common setup. But it is possible to add webpacker to an api App and use HtmlWebpackPlugin to serve the webpack bundles.

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