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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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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.

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.

Hubstats: A New Way to Gather GitHub Statistics

08/21/2015, 2:47pm CDT, By Emma Sax

Why and how we made an open source RoR project to supplement and integrate with GitHub.

Getting Started with Elasticsearch on Rails

08/13/2014, 3:15pm CDT, By Ian Ehlert

How to get up and running with Elasticsearch in a Rails project.

Universal Principals of (Software) Design

02/21/2014, 11:30am CST, By Doug Rohde

Using Git in Your Gemspec

02/17/2014, 4:00pm CST, By Chris Arcand

Know the side effects of using git in your gemspec files.

AWS C3 Servers Deliver Outstanding Performance

01/10/2014, 8:45am CST, By Luke Ludwig

Twice the throughput, 33% reduction in app response times, same cost.

Shadowing Gotchas

11/07/2013, 9:00am CST, By Travis Dahlke

Little known facts about Ruby variable scoping

OK Computer: Application Health Monitoring with No Surprises

06/28/2013, 9:15am CDT, By Patrick Byrne

We built OK Computer for configurable application health checks. We've been using it in production for a while now and think you'll find it useful.

Skipping ActiveRecord While Keeping ActiveRelation

09/27/2012, 12:17pm CDT, By Patrick Byrne

When working with large amounts of records, it's sometimes a good idea to avoid creating ActiveRecord objects altogether.

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