Building Ruby Services on and off Rails

Here are the slides to the talk I gave at Windy City Rails yesterday, which illustrate some techniques for building services and deploying them as Rack apps mounted in Rails, or outside of Rails using thin/unicorn and foreman/upstart.

Here at Reverb, we have decided on a stack of technologies that includes Grape, Roar, and JSON+HAL. We’ve put together a service skeleton you can take and use to build Ruby services based on these technologies:

You can check it out here:

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