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One of my favorites is Katrina Owen's "Therapeutic Refactoring": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4dlF0kcThQ

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I think the most immediate downside of Heroku is that the free tier comes with one dyno that must be booted back up after a short period of inactivity. In other words, the first user to visit your website in a while has to endure the wait until the dyno is spun back up.

Once you cough up the $35/month minimum for an extra dyno, then both dynos stay on. Just something to keep in mind when you're comparing practical price points.

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Well, there's also the fact that server rendering is holding up a blocking request. Time/throughput is more expensive than memory.

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It's January 2012 and this comment still delivers.

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I really appreciate the thoroughness, like the delegation, the metaprogramming, and including the HABTM example from the other Railscast. Just became a subscriber and this cast was instantly actionable.