19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Shopify

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 4 months ago.
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There's some big news from Shopify today: they've closed their third round of funding led by OMERS Ventures and Insight Venture Partners , securing $ 100 million in funding, The funding will be used to continue their trajectory towards becoming the way that retail sales are done, whether online, offline, or a mix of the two.

According to the Wall Street Journal :

People familiar with the deal said the company's Series C valuation …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 1 year ago.
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By unknown of Lessons Learned almost 2 years ago.
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…all the kickstarter cash in the bank we hired a designer and a developer to make us a good looking Shopify template. Same kind of thing happened with the packaging, a couple weeks turned into a couple months of development. When we finished with Kickstarter orders and decided that the Shopify store HAD to be opened and taking orders for the holidays, the designs were still not done and the store was inoperable. We launched with a bone stock template that Shopify provided instead. Real MVP. …

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By Patrick Moran of New Relic almost 2 years ago.
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…out of your applications. We heard lots of good things about them from a newly employed engineer and Shopify's Tweets.

The whole process of signing up, installing the PHP module and getting a t-shirt took less than 10 minutes on FreeBSD! We were blown away once we viewed the dashboard: it automatically detected the framework and produced useful, near real-time graphs. From slowest controller to detailed database queries, we could drill down to a specific section of the system to determine …

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By Hongli Lai of Phusion Corporate Blog 2 years ago.
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…websites and organizations, such as New York Times, Twitter, Shopify and 37signals .

Ruby Enterprise Edition is 100% open source.

Changes

Ruby Enterprise Edition 2011.12 and 2012.01 have actually also been quietly released, but they didn't have proper announcements on our blog. Here's a cumulative summary: Upgraded to Ruby 1.8.7-p358 REE 2011.01 was based on 1.8.7-p330. This latest version includes not only bug fixes but also various security fixes. Upgraded …

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By newrelicblog of New Relic over 2 years ago.
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We want to express our deepest appreciation to the companies like Shopify, Gawker, and IGN that participated in the server monitoring private beta. We couldn't have done this without you. Thank you for your willingness to use the feature on your live systems and to provide the detailed feedback we needed to make sure we provided immediate and lasting value.

Getting Started

And if you were thinking that Server Monitoring was going to be a huge headache to install...loads of config …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 2 years ago.
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…Postbox a year ago, and I've never once regretted it.

Gemnasium - Subscription service to notify you of gem updates that affect your project.

Introducing GitHub Enterprise - If you have a spare $5K laying around, you can self-host GitHub.

Shopify Fund - Shopify has a million bucks to spend on enhancing its ecosystem, and it wants you to have a piece of that.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 2 years ago.
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…monitoring scene, particularly amongst Rails apps (folks like 37signals and Shopify use them heavily), but they've not rested on their laurels. Just a few months ago they released a Real User Monitoring service which goes right down to the customer experience. How quick pages load, how quick the pages are to render, etc.

Cloudmailin - Incoming Email for your Web App (As A Service)

Cloudmailin is a cloud service that can accept e-mail and then send the required …

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By Alan Skorkin of SKORKS over 2 years ago.
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…state transitions simply by dropping in state_machine-audit_trail ( see that Shopify post ), before it was too hard to hook it in everywhere so we had nothing.

We removed a bunch of code and improved our codebase - always worthy goals as far as I am concerned.

My gut-feel is that most people who read that Shopify post agreed with it in spirit, but did nothing about it (t hat's kinda how it was with me ). We seem to shy away from state machines due to misunderstanding …

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