Overview Architecture: IronWorker is an on-demand async task processing software for container-based workloads. Ruby on Rails (or Rails) is a server-side web application framework written in the programming language Ruby. Note: A “worker” on IronWorker Rails is a priority queue system that executes tasks outside of the application framework.  IronWorker is created on the Docker container…

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SF Rails: Reduce Complexity and Simplify Code

Last night we swung by the snazzy DevBootCamp offices. Our goal? To learn from the fine folks joining us at the SF Rails meetup. The topics included DCI, a comparison of static site generators to traditional CMS, and how workers are better fit than functional programming for reactive infrastructure. Heady stuff! Keep reading for a preview…

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Last night a near 100 folks showed up at Hotel Tonight’s swank downtown offices to get nerdy about Rails. There’s still a lot of excitement, innovation, and love happening in the Ruby world. After a bit of pre-show socialization with our fellow devs, the crowd settled in to hear the talks of the evening.

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Our friends at Treasure Data wrote a blog post about data collection in Ruby and how to run multiple data collection tasks in parallel (or scheduled) using IronWorker. The example from Treasure Data demonstrates what it takes to build a simple logging application in Ruby with IronWorker to manage and log the output to Treasure…

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