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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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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.

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

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.

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.

Swap it Like it's Hot

11/12/2013, 2:30pm CST, By Andy Fleener

Perform fast zero downtime deploys with almost any app server you want using the hot-swap deployment algorithm.

Deploying Node.js apps without npm using pac

11/07/2013, 2:00pm CST, By Mike Frey

The importance of reducing deploy dependencies can never be overstated.

ElasticSearch on OpsWorks

09/19/2013, 2:15pm CDT, By Ian Ehlert

A quick guide with some open sourced chef recipes to get ElasticSearch up and running on AWS OpsWorks.

Scheduling EBS Snapshots on AWS for Windows EC2 Instances

09/19/2013, 2:00pm CDT, By Ian Ehlert

Get automatic EBS snapshots going on your Windows EC2 instances with minimal headaches.

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.

Upgrading To Ruby 1.9.3: Load Testing Production Traffic with EM-Proxy

06/18/2012, 8:00am CDT, By Ian Ehlert

An in-depth guide on load testing using production traffic.