Ruby Magic

Ruby Magic is our special email series where we dive deep into all things Ruby. If you are interested in learning more about concurrency, webservers, memory allocations and garbage collection, you'll love this.

Monitoring Any System with StatsD and AppSignal's Standalone Agent

By Tomas Fernandez on

To extend monitoring everywhere and have all data in a single place, check out our standalone agent.

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Rails Concerns: To Concern Or Not To Concern

By Nikola Đuza on

Should you be concerned about Rails concerns?

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Introduction to Ruby on Rails Patterns and Anti-patterns

By Nikola Đuza on

Dig into the basics of design patterns and anti-patterns.

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Scaling Queue Workers Efficiently with AppSignal Metrics

By Josh Beckman on

Let's use some simple math and performance data to find our optimal worker count, based on the work waiting in the queue.

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Using Service Objects in Ruby on Rails

By Nicholaus Haskins on

Find out what service objects are and why you should use them.

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Dissecting Rails Migrations

By Prathamesh Sonpatki on

Let's break down a migration process and find out how to write an effective migration.

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The Citadel Architecture at AppSignal

By Thijs Cadier on

Check out how AppSignal uses the Citadel pattern and how our system works.

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Changing the Approach to Debugging in Ruby with TracePoint

By Stan Lo on

Learn more about TracePoint and how it makes code "tell us" what it's doing.

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Facade Pattern in Rails for Performance and Maintainability

By Daniele Pestilli on

Find out how and why you should use a software design pattern named Facade.

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Building a Rails App With Multiple Subdomains

By Prathamesh Sonpatki on

Learn how to build a Rails app that can support multiple subdomains.

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Getting Started With System Tests in Rails With Minitest

By Maud de Vries on

Dive into instances when generic methods are worth replacing with specific alternatives, illustrated by cleaning up strings.

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Pros and Cons of Using structure.sql in Your Ruby on Rails Application

By Daniele Pestilli on

Discover the major differences and benefits of using structure.sql vs schema.rb in your Ruby on Rails application.

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