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Comments by Jonathan Tushman

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Not convinced about this project -- think it would be good for folks that have a lot experience with Threads and like this new nifty syntax. But i think it abstracts a lot of core concepts (Creating Threads, join(), Mutexs, blocking) that people new to concurrency should experience first hand before trying this.

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Thanks guys for the discussion. I also found this good conversion on SO.

My take away is (at least for me), all or nothing seems the best way to go.

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Right, but most client-facing tools, like Mailchimp, should offer http as well.

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Thanks Ryan.

What are the benefits of keeping part of your site http, once you have gone through the trouble of setting up a ssl certificate? Is there really that significant of a performance hit in using https?

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Wow! Super impressive. Thanks a lot Ryan. I was intrigued by backbone.js, but it really seemed confusing to me. Meteor has a lot of qualities that Rails had that made me want to dive in. I look forward to using it

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VCR for me has been a total game changer. Here is a snip-it to create a @vcr tag for cucumber scenarios:

ruby
Around('@vcr') do |scenario, block|
  s_name = scenario.name.underscore.gsub(/[^\w\/]+/, "_")
  f_name = scenario.feature.name.underscore.gsub(/[^\w\/]+/, "_")
  VCR.use_cassette("/scenarios/#{f_name}/#{s_name}", record: :once) { block.call }
end