Learning

Package all the things!

Make your software deployments with Chef a lot simpler by packaging all the things!

Engineering

Migrating scheduled tasks from Clockwork to Sidekiq Enterprise

In this post I explain our decision to migrate from Clockwork to Sidekiq Enterprise, and how we used our application metrics to determine the success of the project.

Learning

The Power of the Pull Request

This is the story of how I used pull requests, a powerful tool for contribution, to submit a DNSimple adapter to the dnscontrol project.

Learning

When and how to use animations in slides

Animations when used correctly can dramatically improve your talk but when misused they make watching your slides cumbersome.

Engineering

Bug Tales: Trust nothing but the real thing

A story of a bug, what we did to fix it and how we prevent it from happening again.