Amazon recently announced that their CloudFront service now supports serving of an arbitrary object at the root URL of a CloudFront domain. This means that Amazon S3 users can now host entire static sites using only S3 and CloudFront.
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The use cases for Superhug are heavy on uploading and downloading large(ish) files. Rails itself isn’t so well suited to this sort of task, and it’s best to keep state away from application servers wherever possible. We chose to use Amazon S3 and CloudFront to bypass Rails for all of the uploading, downloading and image processing grunt work. This is a rundown of the approach we took.
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Camel Punch‘s latest client project, Superhug, went into live beta recently. It’s a Rails-driven marketplace for Drupal, Expression Engine, Joomla, Magento, Tumblr and WordPress designs, as well as HTML and PSD templates.
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