Last week Salesforce had an outage. And not just any outage; a worldwide one that lasted hours and affected thousands of businesses and millions of users around the world.
Here at reinteractive we have quite a few apps that we have built for clients that interface with their Salesforce organisation, accounting for about half of all the new apps that we have built in the last two or so years. Some of these apps use our StoreConnect® service, and some are bespoke builds.
2020 was a rollercoaster for the vast majority of people. It was likely the most challenging, stressful, invigorating and finally, rewarding year that I have experienced since I started this business.
The decision to make reinteractive 100% remote work a decade ago once again proved itself to be one of the smartest management choices I have made, and I’m forever grateful that we have this luxury at reinteractive.
Working in the Operations Division of reinteractive, we host client's applications on both AWS and Heroku as part of our OpsCare service. It is important that we are constantly learning and staying ahead of technology advancements.
As part of that, I recently achieved my Heroku Architect Designer Certificate and would like to share with you my journey and more importantly, a consolidated list of study materials that I found useful.
If you have a Ruby on Rails application running with a PostgreSQL database, then you may be aware that both tools support the usage of ActiveRecord models being backed by database tables stored in different schemas. This isn't the most common thing to do, but it can sometimes be useful to namespace your database tables within different schemas to keep them separate.
For example, at reinteractive on storeConnect®, we have tables that are synced from Salesforce via Heroku Connect. These tables are stored in the
salesforce schema, and other tables that are specific to the local Rails application, such as shopping carts, are stored in the
reinteractive is Australia’s largest dedicated Ruby on Rails development company. We don’t cut corners and we know what we are doing.
We are an organisation made up of amazing individuals and we take pride in our team. We are 100% remote work enabling us to choose the best talent no matter which part of the country they live in. reinteractive is dedicated to making it a great place for any developer to work.
- AppWorkshop - Consultation & Project Scoping
- App Design Workshop
- User Experience (UX) Design
- Visual Design
- Web & Mobile App Development
- Salesforce & Heroku Custom Solutions
- OpsCare® Managed Hosting
- CodeCare® Code Maintenance
- Code Inspect Service
- Ruby on Rails Upgrade Support
AppWorkshop - Consultation & Project Scoping
We work hard to find the right digital solution for you. Through our AppWorkshop we work with you to identify opportunities and engage in expert planning for business-critical applications. The aim is to get your application delivered and operating as fast as possible, with the viewpoint of incrementally adding features as the site matures and grows.
App Design Workshop
Developing any software is a significant investment. If the foundations aren’t there before you begin development you can invest more than necessary getting your MVP to market. This workshop is for anyone who needs to innovate their business and requires the ideation of an application or anyone who has an application idea that needs to be mapped out.
User Experience (UX) Design
We help make even the most complicated web and mobile apps easy to navigate and create solutions that engage users, keeping them happy and on your page longer.
Our Visual Designers work with you to create the final look and feel of your website or application, including the strategic implementation of images, colours, fonts and other elements.
Web & Mobile App Development
Salesforce & Heroku Custom Solutions
We have in-depth experience in utilising the Salesforce® API and the Heroku platform that allows us to build custom applications that sync with Salesforce, allowing you to leverage the full power of the Salesforce Cloud.
OpsCare® Managed Hosting
We will protect, monitor and scale your Ruby on Rails website or app 24/7. Hosted on AWS or Heroku. We wear the pagers, so you can concentrate on growing your business.
CodeCare® Code Maintenance
Fixed price ongoing code maintenance for Ruby on Rails applications to handle future updates and tweaks.
An application review is where reinteractive reviews your application code base for security flaws, performance issues, or anything that should be improved.
Code Inspect Service
With over 200 major projects completed by reinteractive, we have a very deep understanding of best practices and ideal scenes in software development, positioning us to deliver a comprehensive report on the quality of any Ruby on Rails based code.
Ruby on Rails Upgrade Support
Our expert team have intimate knowledge of the Ruby on Rails framework, making reinteractive a fantastic choice for upgrading your application to the latest version of Rails and Ruby.