the blog of
Wes Hargrove

 Upgrading Github to Rails 3 with Zero Downtime

This is a simple but impressive solution.

tl;dr – Environment variables and measurable performance impacts are your friends.

| Posted by Wes at 2014-09-16 8:44:08 AM

 The Terminal

Great post from Craig Hockenberry about command line niceties with OS X.

| Posted by Wes at 2014-09-09 8:00:00 AM

 The Best VPN Solution for iOS and OS X: Cloak

If you want a consumer VPN solution that “just works” be sure to checkout Cloak. I’ve been using it for a few months and am pleased.

| Posted by Wes at 2014-08-26 8:21:53 AM

 Shortener

I built a URL shortening service.

Why? Because it was Sunday morning and there wasn’t much else to do.

| Posted by Wes at 2014-08-24 11:22:54 AM

Rails v4.2.0.beta1

I updated vino to use Rails v4.2.0.beta1, released earlier this week.

No major issues thus far.

I’m pretty excited about the future of Rails. Check out this post by DHH for the details.

| Posted by Wes at 2014-08-23 6:16:21 PM