Joined September 2012


Christchurch, New Zealand

@usamaahmedkhan Depending on your language, framework, and application, this can incur long delays as the dyno spins up to handle a new request. For instance, a Rails app that has been idled could take up to 10 seconds to spin up and handle the first request.

In Ruby, the equivalent would be:

class Foo
  attr_accessor :property_name

@yushun No meaningful benefit, if all you're looking for is the ping. It's just I like and use New Relic with most projects, and many other people do. That feature of New Relic isn't immediately obvious.

@gwagener The option is available when you add the URL you want to monitor.

Posted to Ruby for WordPress development over 1 year ago

We're in the process of migrating from WordPress to Middleman. We get all the advantages of Compass, Sprockets, Rake, and so-on with the simplicity of static content.

We store content in flat markdown files, and I wrote a simple editor that lets non-technical people edit them. It's pretty neat, and it's been great to work with.

The best part is that we're doing this as an experiment, so we're swapping out pages one at a time:

Posted to Installing ruby 2.0.0 with RVM over 1 year ago

I used RVM stable. I had to export CC=clang before the RVM install on OS X.

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