19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Planet aggregator

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By Anusha Sethuraman of New Relic 1 month ago.
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The Planet of the Apps

One of the most critical components of the smartphone ecosystem — yes, mobile applications — had their own dedicated hall ( App Planet), and this is where the majority of mobile app developers spent most of their time networking with the more than 200 exhibitors, gaining knowledge on different topics like monetization, performance management, and APIs. Some countries, like Japan and Estonia, even had booths set up dedicated to app development in their individual …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 1 year ago.
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Wes Felter, developer and author of the blog Hack the Planet . I knew him mostly from IRC conversations on the # infoanarchy channel, where people who worked on peer-to-peer software hung out. After the initial handshakes and quick "great to meet you at last" exchanges, I turned to introduce myself to the person beside him.

"I'm Joey. Joey deVilla," I said, extending my hand. "Pleased to meet you."

"I'm Aaron Swartz," …

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…the details, but our friends Sajal and Aaron over at CDN Planet have already done an awesome job explaining how to tune TCP initcwnd for optimum performance . This is not an issue for us because the 3.5 kernel's default window size is already set to 10.

Window size after idle

Related to the above is the sysctl setting net.ipv4.tcp_slow_start_after_idle . This tells the system whether it should start at the default window size only for new TCP connections or also …

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic over 1 year ago.
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* Planet Argon gives us the results for this year's Rails Hosting Survey .

* Devon Hillard and Steve Hall will be making a presentation on New Relic and JMeter at the Boston Web Performance Meetup in September.

* SpeedAwarenessMonth.com is sharing the best tips to speed up your website.

* Etsy describes their logging strategy .

* Joshua Bixby looks at how browser usage varies throughout the day and week.

* Bugsnap…

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 1 year ago.
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Unplugging for a few days.

Changes coming in Version 1.1 of the Twitter API - Remember when Twitter was developer-friendly? Yeah, me neither. The thought of being limited to official Twitter clients is depressing though.

Big Spoon - Add before and after callbacks around any ruby method.

Useful SASS Mixins - Some more ideas for your SASS toolbox.

Rails Hosting Survey 2012 Results Are In! - Planet Argon reports on the state of the platform.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.
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planet.rb: A Ruby Script for Building ' Planet' Style Aggregator Blogs

vimcolorscheme: Ruby DSL for Creating Vim Color Schemes

Kandan: A Slick, Rails-Powered Open Source Live Chat App

A fan of online chat apps like Talker or Campfire? Kandan is an open source Rails app that claims to be 'the slickest chat app out there!' I had it up and running on Heroku within a couple of minutes.

DataMiner: Download, Parse

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…"single-action bias." You do one thing, and you move on. You carry your groceries home by foot, in a cotton canvas bag, and you think that single act of environmental kindness makes up for other sins."

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Gernot Wagner , in an interview—called "Why The Planet Doesn't Care About Your Eco-Friendly Lifestyle"—regarding his new book.

more . (via thesmithian )

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By K Adam Christensen of Blog - ShiftEleven over 2 years ago.
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…scale them at different sizes. Rather than adding the transform properties into the Planet entity class, I used a decorator to do that dirty work for me. I also only end up making 2 planet instances (one for the earth, the other the moon).

Performance

Take it easy before trying to render 100,000 planets onto the canvas as this could take a while. That being said, once you do render all of the planets, notice how fast it is for it to actually find the planet! Paths are pretty fast! …

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By Trevor of Trevor Turk over 2 years ago.
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…Intellectual Ventures And The War Over Software Patents : Planet Money : NPR

Pivotal Labs: Talks

If you don't measure it, you can't optimize it. Coda Hale of Yammer talks about service-level performance metrics, how they use them to guide their development strategy, and how you can improve the transparency of your own software.

codegram/rack-webconsole - GitHub

Rack-based interactive console (à la Rails console) for your web application's …

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By Mike Piech of Engine Yard Developer Blog over 2 years ago.
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…available from within the Engine Yard platform via the API include: Brighter Planet, CloudMailIn, Logentries, MailGun, MongoHQ, MongoLab, New Relic, OneSky, Papertrail, PubNub, Scout Monitoring, SendGrid, SimpleWorker, Xeround, and others. In addition, numerous services will be promoted through the Partner Services program and activated directly with the providers (outside the Engine Yard dashboard); services available from partners include: 10gen, AirBrake

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