A Guide to Using Nested Routes in Ruby

A guide detailing how Ruby simplifies the system of creating and managing routes and resources. Read more

A Primer on Ruby Yield and Blocks

A look at how blocks and yield help make life easier for Ruby developers. We will also go through other Ruby keywords and concepts that are connected to blocks and understand how everything works together. Read more

A Detailed Look at Ruby 3’s New Features

Ruby 3 is set to turn a lot of heads with huge improvements in performance, memory management, static analysis, and coding standards, as well as the introduction of features like Ractors, automatic schedulers, unified typing, and so on. Read more

Python Memory Management: The Essential Guide

Python's memory management involves a private heap that is used to store your program’s objects and data structures. Read more

5 hard-earned lessons from a decade of Rails performance work

The last 3,650 days of my professional life have been focused on making Rails apps faster. Below are five lessons I've learned the hard way. 1. Facts alone won't convince the business folk to care about performance The typical pitch to prioritize making an app faster & more reliable goes ... Read more

How to Monitor Kubernetes Applications

In this guide, we'll unpack Kubernetes monitoring by discussing why legacy methods fail, why we need specialized monitoring, what we should monitor and some of the popular tools teams tend to reach out for. Monitoring can be an overwhelming topic when it comes to Kubernetes, the goal of this post is to help break down the topic into digestible bits. Read more

Python Garbage Collection: A Guide for Developers

There was a time when this had to be taken care of manually, but that isn’t the case anymore. Most programming languages today provide support for automatic garbage collection and have different ways of implementing it. However, understanding the workings of the principles deployed in these systems enables us to write code that is efficient and takes advantage of the underlying implementations. Read more

How to Manage Ruby Memory Usage

In this post, we are about to take a look at how Ruby, one of the most prominent programming languages and an awesome web application alternative when combined with Rails, manages memory, and how you can make it perform even better. Read more

Performance Impact of Using Ruby on Rails View Partials

Ruby on Rails view partials can help keep your codebase DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself), but misusing them can have a significant performance impact. In this blog post, we’ll describe when you should avoid using view partials and the alternatives. Read more

Container Orchestration Tools Explained

While containers by themselves are extremely useful, they can become quite challenging to deploy, manage, and scale across multiple hosts in different environments. Container orchestration is another fancy word for streamlining this process. Read more

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