Tag: development

Speeding up Capistrano Deployments from 6 Minutes to 9 Seconds by Skipping Asset Compilation

By skipping assets:precompile when assets haven’t changed, I’ve reduced my deployment time from 6 minutes to 9.6 seconds. I’ve been practicing semi-continuous deployments on Chirk HR since I’ve started (where I am deploying to production as soon as code is useful). I’ve been having a problem with the asset pipeline though because the assets:precompile task …

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Rails Plugin Reloading with Passenger

I use passenger in development now. Having all of my applications ready to launch at any time makes it easier to test cross application integrations. One problem with passenger is that even in development mode, Rails plugins are cached from request to request. This means if you edit a plugin, you won’t see the changes …

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