Recent posts

Now on Ghost

Okay, this blog was originally on Jekyll on a custom bootstrap based theme. It's ugly, but it's proudly home made and I always 'had plans' to improve it. Until I saw this pretty

config.assets.cache_store and Rails 4

config.assets.cache_store and Rails 4 Alex Mccaw's post on faster deploys on Heroku got us pretty psyched up. We punched our memcached credentials in: # We use Heroku and Memcachier # This doesn't

Making PostgreSQL run faster

I use Rails and Postgresql at work. We have a dataset that's growing fast, large and frequently transformed. This becomes a pain when there's a need to pull the data from remote and