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jameslafa / debug.rake
Created July 11, 2016 12:58
Easily debug rake task
desc "switch rails logger to stdout"
task :verbose => [:environment] do
Rails.logger =
desc "switch rails logger log level to debug"
task :debug => [:environment, :verbose] do
Rails.logger.level = Logger::DEBUG
jameslafa / pre-commit
Last active January 5, 2022 14:11
Git pre-commit to avoid commiting breakpoints, secret files, etc.
#!/usr/bin/env ruby
# Place in your project .git/hooks/pre-commit
# Heavily inspired by, so thank you to him
############# CONFIGURATION
# The two sections of regular expressions below ("forbidden" and "warning")
# will trigger a commit failure, *if* they are found on an added or edited line.
jameslafa / Gemfile
Created June 13, 2013 07:11
A list of a few rails testing and debugging gems
group :development do
gem 'quiet_assets' # Remove useless logs
# Debugging in the browser
gem 'better_errors'
gem 'binding_of_caller'
gem 'meta_request'
gem 'guard-livereload'
gem 'seed_dump'
jameslafa /
Last active December 8, 2020 08:07
Script to square pictures, add a white border and resize them to 1200px for instagram
for dir in */ ; do
# Check if there are images in the folder before moving forward
if [[ $(find $dir -maxdepth 1 -type f -name "*.jpg"| wc -l) -ge 1 ]]; then
# If there is already an instagram folder in this folder, I skip.
if [[ ! -d "$dir"instagram ]]; then
mkdir "$dir"instagram
for file in "$dir"*.jpg ; do
jameslafa / admin-projects.rb
Created July 17, 2013 15:11
Add multiple images to a model using Paperclip and active_admin
ActiveAdmin.register Project do
controller do
def permitted_params
params.permit project: [:title, :summary, :description, :thumbnail, :date, :url, :client_list, :technology_list, :type_list, :images_attributes => [:picture, :id, :_destroy]]
# to add unlimited :image, you need to permit :images_attributes => [:picture, :id, :_destroy]
# - picture for the image
# - id to avoid duplicates
# - _destroy if you want to allow image delete
jameslafa / event.rb
Last active July 5, 2019 23:32 — forked from bbonamin/event.rb
Handle translations with Globalize3 in Active Admin with Rails 4
class Event < ActiveRecord::Base
translates :title, :description, :summary
has_many :event_translations
accepts_nested_attributes_for :event_translations, :allow_destroy => true
jameslafa / admin-projects.rb
Created July 17, 2013 10:28
Paperclip with Rails4 and active admin
ActiveAdmin.register Project do
# Don't forget to add the image attribute (here thumbnails) to permitted_params
controller do
def permitted_params
params.permit project: [:title, :summary, :description, :thumbnail, :date, :url, :client_list, :technology_list, :type_list]
form do |f|

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In case Redis is down, the job will be perform synchronously instead of crashing.

On your job, use perform_later_with_failover instead of perform_later.

Take this into account:

  1. You should find a way to monitor that Redis/Sidekiq is down and be alerted. You will be in a degraded mode if the task are executed synchronously and you should be aware of this as soon as possible
  2. You should use perform_later_with_failover only if you expect the execution time of the task to be fairly short (send email, slack notification, etc.) If you know the task requires time to be perform, it's not a good solution because your user's browser will be blocked.
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