We are using delayed_job for background jobs and didn’t see a built-in option to send email notifications when a job failed. Since we were already using exception_notification to email application exceptions, we thought it would be nice to integrate that....
A Ruby gem called safe provides a DSL for generating the commands to perform the backup. We used this fork which fixed some AWS issues.
I do software development on my Mac, mostly web application development with Ruby on Rails. Code is stored on either GitHub or BitBucket.
The book The Startup Owner’s Manual [^book] has a lot of practical tips to increase the chances of success at your startup. Here are some notes from Chapters 4 and 5 from the book.
For a new project I will be using PostgreSQL. I have more experience with MySQL at this point so I wanted to quickly learn about PostgreSQL and port over some of the skills I have.
These are some useful Vim plugins I’ve tried out and recommend.
I ordered a Raspberry Pi to understand what it does, try a hobby project, and learn about GPIO pins. I thought the easiest way to set it up at home would be to order the pre-installed NOOBS SD card, so...
Wemux is a way to do remote pairing (collaborative code development) with less bandwidth, compared with a full graphical interface.
RubyConf Argentina 2012 was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at a theater in the Paseo La Plaza area. This area is in the center of Buenos Aires near the obelisk landmark. Attendees came from Buenos Aires, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Peru,...
I had the chance to attend two conferences this Fall in New England.