Author Archives: vljc17

Connecting MSSQL Database Using Ruby On Rails

This is a documentation on how to connect to a MSSQL database in a Rails application. We will use FreeTDS as the main toolkit to establish the connection. Motivation I came across a gig that requires me to connect to a MSSQL database to extract the data via the application that I was building in… Read More »

Data Structures Cheatsheet

This is a concise glossary of the concepts, features and applications of various data structures. Motivation Due to the coronavirus outbreaks, the major lockdowns in Europe that ensued, and the stay home quarantine I have to undergo upon return to my country, I am ceasing my digital nomad life, which I have recorded in my… Read More »

How To Setup A Standard AWS VPC With Terraform

This is a documentation on how to setup the standard virtual private network (VPC) in AWS with the basic security configurations using Terraform. In general, I classify the basics as having the servers and databases in the private subnets, and having a bastion server for remote access. There is definitely much room to improve from… Read More »

How To Add Datatables To Webpacker In Rails

This is a documentation of using datatables with the latest version of Rails (6.0 at the time of writing) that uses webpacker as the default Javascript compiler. I found some difficulty in looking for documentation of integrating this in the new Rails away from the lands of Sprocket. Hopefully this can help you and my future… Read More »