Tag: rails

Using Karma with Rails and Jenkins: Part 1

In a recent project, I experimented with AngularJS on Rails, and managed to get Karma to work nicely with Jenkins on CloudBees. This post documents the steps I took. (Part 2 will cover e2e tests, if I get that sorted out.)

An example project is available on GitHub.

Setup

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Deployment is Scary - Part 2

The is the second installation of a series of posts about my deployment experiences with Enteract. Part 1 is available here.

In this post, I will focus on our use of Faraday and Upstart for some simple monitoring.

Faraday

We wanted a tool to monitor the web application and notify ...

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Deployment is Scary - Part 1

As part of a class project, I was given the opportunity to field a Rails application at Spring Carnival, an annual event held by Carnegie Mellon University (official press release.) Here, I will describe a subset of the risk mitigation strategies that we used to avoid hacking and maximize uptime ...

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Backbone, Faye, and Reaction

I was jealous of what MeteorJS did for NodeJS developers, and decided to steal some of their ideas for Rails. The result is the reaction gem, and a demo app can be downloaded from here.

Transparent Synchronization

Using Reaction, you write your app like a usual Backbone app. However, instead ...

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