June 2013

Building Awesome Rails APIs: Part 1

By Daniel Morrison

After teaching an Advanced Rails class last week, I realized that we use a lot of patterns internally to build great APIs in Rails that many people don’t know about. We didn’t invent most of them, but we use them with great success, so we need to start sharing.

Rack::Cache, tmp/cache, and running out of inodes

By Jason Roelofs

Rack::Cache + custom user content + multiple releases + time == dead servers.