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DHH
The HEY stack: - Vanilla Ruby on Rails on the backend, running on edge - Stimulus, Turbolinks, Trix + NEW MAGIC on the front end - MySQL for DB (Vitess for sharding) - Redis for short-lived data + caching - ElasticSearch for indexing - AWS/K8S
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DHH Jun 24
Replying to @dhh
Oh, forgot to mention, this is of course a MAJESTIC MONOLITH 😄
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DHH Jun 24
Replying to @dhh
And our development methodology is Shape Up:
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DHH Jun 24
Replying to @dhh
Finally, Basecamp is how we build software at Basecamp. All issues, all features, all pitches, all decisions, all announcements, all check-ins, all everything lives in Basecamp. It's our central source of truth.
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DHH Jun 24
Replying to @dhh
Although, to be fair, all our code reviews live in GitHub. So do our pull requests. But we don't use issues/wikis/whatever. All that is in Basecamp. But line-by-line code reviews? GitHub is damn excellent for that!
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DHH Jun 24
Replying to @dhh
Here's our Gemfile for HEY:
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DHH Jun 24
Replying to @snootgirl
Yes, we have a plan to be big tech free on infrastructure in five years. But there aren't currently any suitable non-big tech clouds. We're also building out our on-prem work, but I'm very happy we are cloud for the past 2 weeks.
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Andrew White Jun 24
Replying to @dhh
What are you using to handle incoming mail via SMTP? A custom Action Mailbox backend?
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DHH Jun 24
Replying to @pixeltrix
A very vanilla Action Mailbox! In fact, Action Mailbox was extracted from/for HEY.
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Jacin Jun 24
Replying to @dhh
Amazing. If you had to define why you chose that stack in one word... what would it be?
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DHH Jun 24
Replying to @jacintofleta
The HEYstack? I thought I already made that pun 😂
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