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Here you will find ideas and code straight from the Software Development Team at SportsEngine. Our focus is on building great software products for the world of youth and amateur sports. We are fortunate to be able to combine our love of sports with our passion for writing code.

The SportsEngine application originated in 2006 as a single Ruby on Rails 1.2 application. Today the SportsEngine Platform is composed of more than 20 applications built on Rails and Node.js, forming a service oriented architecture that is poised to scale for the future.

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Culture is a Team Sport: Team Health Checks

07/29/2019, 7:45am CDT, By Chris Trotter

This post lays out the journey we took with team health checks, and suggests some methods that might help you try them with your teams.

Culture is a Team Sport, Part 2: Who doesn’t need a mentor?

06/03/2019, 9:45am CDT, By Tony Song

This is part 2 of a 3 part series on the Mentorship Program at SportsEngine. In this post, Tony talks about his mentorship journey and how it helps junior engineers grow.

Culture is a Team Sport, Part 1: So you want to start a mentorship program?

05/21/2019, 3:30pm CDT, By Andy Fleener

This is part 1 of a 3 part series on the Mentorship Program at SportsEngine. In this post Andy lays why SportsEngine created a program in the first place, along with how it's changed and grown over time.

Zero to Continuous Delivery in Three Steps

12/06/2017, 3:45pm CST, By Luke Ludwig

The key challenges to starting Continuous Delivery are not technical, but instead are about how people work together when developing software.

Chaos Day Twin Cities

12/01/2017, 10:45am CST, By Andy Fleener

Check out my talk from Chaos Days Twin Cities, Game Days: Failing for Fun and Profit

The AWS Auditor: Our Trick to Saving Money

03/28/2017, 10:30am CDT, By Emma Sax

How we save money through using AWS's Reserved Instances and our own AWS Auditor

Importing 50,000 users in a zero-downtime environment

03/15/2017, 2:30pm CDT, By AJ Stuyvenberg

How we swapped OAuth Providers without downtime.

Building a Learning Culture

08/02/2016, 12:30pm CDT, By Andy Fleener

A Learning Culture is the secret sauce of high velocity teams. It provides the mechanism for rapid iteration on everything.

Mitigate Risk by Optimizing the Development Workflow and Trusting Your Team

06/21/2016, 9:15am CDT, By Luke Ludwig

A look at the evolution of the Sport Ngin development daily workflow from a 5 person team to a 60 person team.

Dr Ruby Upgrade or: How We Learned To Stop Seg-Faulting And Love Ruby 2

03/23/2016, 12:45pm CDT, By Brian Bergstrom

How we upgraded our largest Rails application to Ruby 2 with lots of small changes and no downtime. It wasn't easy, but it was definitely worth it.

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