28 Jul '16, 3pm

Just posted: “Updating my Old Posts on Uploads” https://t.co/WvS2LcKCfC

Great writeup, I wholeheartedly agree that we probably don't "just want something simple", especially concerning synchronous uploads and CDNs. Shrine actually has a Cloudinary integration , and it's pretty advanced too; it supports direct uploads, setting upload options, storing Cloudinary metadata (hello responsive breakpoints ) etc :). Also, the Cloudinary gem ships with a CarrierWave integration. I think it's beneficial to use Shrine or CarrierWave with Cloudinary, because then you get to keep your file attachments library, and just change the underlying storage service. As for CarrierwaveDirect, I don't think it's actually very useful, because backgrounding you need to do all by yourself anyway, so basically all it gives you is the ability to generate a direct-upload form to S3. But generating request parameters and URL to S3 is something that's already built in into t...

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