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Doing Background Work Using a Native Elixir Approach

By Desmond Bowe on

In this article, we'll look at the different solutions Elixir has for performing background work and when you would use each one.

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Up the Ancestor Chain with method_missing

By Mehdi Farsi on

In this post we'll follow a method and travel all the way up the ancestor chain

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Ruby's Hidden Gems:
Delegator and Forwardable

By Michael Kohl on

In today's exploration of Ruby's standard library, we're going to look at delegation through Ruby's Delegator and Forwardable classes.

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We've got your back at RailsConf

By Roy Tomeij on

Grab a drink, play a game, have a stroopwafel and enjoy a chair massage. We've got your back at RailsConf 2019.

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Kafka and Ruby, a Sidekiq lovestory

By Robert Beekman on

The choices we made in our own stack: connecting Kafka and Ruby through Sidekiq.

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More personal email
notification preferences

By Tom de Bruijn on

Making email notification preferences more personal and giving you more control over notifications.

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Routing in Phoenix Umbrella Apps

By Miguel Palhas on

Today, we’re diving into Phoenix umbrella applications to build a router that can route requests from multiple subdomains to different apps in our umbrella. 

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Learning by building, a Background Processing System in Ruby

By Benedikt Deicke on

In this edition of Ruby Magic, we'll implement our very own background processing system to offload potentially slow tasks as a peek into background job libraries like Sidekiq.

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Memory Magic Dashboard

By Thijs Cadier on

Upgrade to the latest integration and automatically get a Magic Dashboard for process memory.

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Pinned apps

By Jeroen van Baarsen on

Say 👋 to looking for your apps. Pin your favorites to the top of your page!

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Introducing Magic Dashboards

By Tom de Bruijn on

Metrics from popular integrations are now magically tracked and turned into a dashboard! ✨✨

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Object Marshalling in Ruby

By Mehdi Farsi on

In this article, we’re going to dive into object marshalling, the Marshall module, and compare the `_dump` and `self._load` methods.

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