23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Activity Monitor

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By miraculous1 of mir.aculo.us 1 year ago.
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…iStat Menus 4 CPU monitor —helpful during development and has shortcuts to launch Activity Monitor and other tools.

Time Machine —I like to see that it's doing stuff when I have my backup drive connected at the office.

Keyboard & Character Viewer —I use OS X's Character Viewer tool ⓐⓛⓛ ⓣⓗⓔ ⓣⓘⓜⓔ.

Bluetooth —useful at the office for my external keyboard, mouse and trackpad.

Wi-Fi —essential.

iStat Menus 4 battery —more info …

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By Assaf of Labnotes 2 years ago.
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Inspected DTrace scripts for Mac OS . A lot more details about processes than you'll ever get our of Activity Monitor.

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By John Resig of John Resig 3 years ago.
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Node.js in each case in order to try and get an accurate reading from OS X's Activity Monitor monitor application.)

Baseline memory usage of an empty Node.js application:

Memory usage of a the plain string technique:

(Note that even though I loaded the dictionary 100 times it appears to have been smart and cut down on duplicate memory usage. I even tried to inject some randomness into the dictionary string but still ended up with similar results. I ended up just counting this result …

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By scott of News Feed over 3 years ago.
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I recently had to run a Rake task on a Rails app which generated a CSV file from a table containing 94,000 odd rows (94,142 to be pedantically specific) and while running it, something I normally do overnight, I noticed my laptopfreeze solid. After minor cursing, when the machine became responsive again, I checked Activity Monitor to find this:

Yep. That's right -- a single Ruby process using 952 megs of RAM. Oy. And, just to be safe, I confirmed that the Ruby process chewing …

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On News Feed over 3 years ago.
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I recently had to run a Rake task on a Rails app which generated a CSV file from a table containing 94,000 odd rows (94,142 to be pedantically specific) and while running it, something I normally do overnight, I noticed my laptopfreeze solid. After minor cursing, when the machine became responsive again, I checked Activity Monitor to find this:

Yep. That's right -- a single Ruby process using 952 megs of RAM. Oy. And, just to be safe, I confirmed that the Ruby process chewing …

alloycode.com Read