- Asynchronous IO in Rack Middleware - Some ways to tweak Rack apps for more throughput, if you dare to mess around in thread pools.
- Jekyll 1.0 Released - Thanks to some new blood in the project.
- Crafting Rails Applications - Another book updated for Rails 4.
- Xray - Add an overlay to Rails app indicating which piece was rendered by which partial.
- Exploring Elasticsearch - Free online book.
- Stringer - Self-hosted RSS reader without social features.
- Varnish in Five Acts - How to set up and configure this external cache.
A Fresh Cup
Notes on Rails and other development
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 6:11AM
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 5:41AM
- Open Source - Memcache Top - Figure out which are your hot keys.
- Instant Firebug Starter - A full book on using Firebug effectively.
- Future of Firebug Lite - The project is looking for folks to work on it.
- Brainrubyck - A Brainfuck interpreter written in Ruby.
- Turkee - Mechanical Turk integration for Rails projects.
- Rack::Attack - Middleware for throttling requests from abusive clients.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 5:47AM
- Interactive mruby - irb running in your browser.
- Rails 4.0: Release Candidate 1 released! - The official announcement.
- Starter App - Using ruby 2, Rails 4, PostgreSQL, RSpec, and Bootstrap.
- Callback logging - Some diagnostic code I whipped up yesterday to add ActiveRecord callbacks to the development log.
- activerecord-callback_notification - This one didn't do quite what I want, but I borrowed some of its code to start from.
- Instrument Anything in Rails 3 - A good introduction to ActiveSupport::Notifications.
- callback_skipper - Short-circuit things in your unit tests.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 5:50AM
- The Rails 4 Way - Available now in beta form through Leanpub.
- jet-pack - Boilerplate Sinatra app with Haml, Sass, Coffeescript, Foreman, and other goodies.
- Performance enhancements for Ruby-based stacks in BitNami - They're now preinstalling the Falcon patches and tuning GC by default.
- Feed Wrangler - "A modern, sustainable RSS reader" at $18.99 per year.
- Introducing Trello Business Class! - Good on them for finding a way to let people pay to keep the lights on.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:30AM