A Simple Go Web App on Heroku with MongoDB on MongoHQ

Go is an extremely clean and fun language to work with and has a bunch of handy, modular, well documented packages out of the box. We can easily build a small web app using pure Go for handler functions, the net/http library for routing and serving and mgo as a MongoDB driver. The simple Go … Continue reading A Simple Go Web App on Heroku with MongoDB on MongoHQ

Migrating to new Heroku Postgres plans

Recently Heroku released new version of postgres 9.1 with new price plans. A notice was send to all users to migrate from there existing share database to new planes released with Postgres 9.1. In these new plans concept of limit on using free shared database is changed from db size (5 MB) to limit on … Continue reading Migrating to new Heroku Postgres plans

Integrity Continuous Integration

Integrity is a Continuous Integration Tool where we can run our tests (Rspec or Cucumber) to check whether the application is running fine or not.  Whenever there is a commit it will run the test cases and checks whether the specs are passed or failed. Installation For basic instructions on setting up the Integrity go … Continue reading Integrity Continuous Integration

Migrating an existing deployment to Heroku

It was fun -- pure unadulterated fun!! Now, I started looking at heroku since our current deployment on a linode was getting a little bulky. Our client has been complaining of 'suddenly things slowing down' and 'site not working'. The site is used at a hit rate of 36 Requests per minute and we need … Continue reading Migrating an existing deployment to Heroku