Rails, Refinery, and Heroku. Now I’ll bet you $100 that this blog post won’t attract 50k visitors from Hacker News.
I called him, we talked for a bit. But, the interview was never published. This was during the whole PACER controversy, before the events at MIT. IIRC I talked to Aaron for a few minutes and we both came to the conclusion that it wasn’t the right time for him to talk to […]
I’ve been creating websites for a while. Big deal, right? Everyone and their mother can say that in 2013. It’s easy, right? Just draw a set of pages on a white board and connect them and then fire up whatever tool you use and throw these things together to make a web site. […]
Alright, here it is. I’m completely paranoid about backups. Most people would be comfortable reading an SLA from a company and then sitting back and relaxing. I don’t buy it. I can’t relax about backups because I lost a startup to a lightning bolt in Charlottesville, VA in 1997. I’m totally paranoid about backups, […]
I’ve been focused on Gradle, and the one thing I think the Gradle community needs more of is a set of “real” examples. While the Gradle distribution has a handful of simple examples, these don’t resemble the applications we’re building in the real-world (i.e. web applications that babysit databases, etc.). Now, here’s the problem, when […]
This Strata trip was a 20 hour voyage through Silly Valley. I was working on zero sleep, here’s my rambling, sleep-deprived report. This is less a blog post and more an interminable mini-book full of non sequitur. My Strata 2013 Experience == Surgical Strike (on no Sleep) The original plan was to fly out Tuesday […]
Rails isn’t the easy framework it once was, age has brought along a good deal of complexity both in the way Rails applications are deployed and in the number of technologies you need to assemble together to get anything meaningful done. Update (2/20/13): Hello all, one additional note. I’m surprised to be saying this, […]