Studying for the Exam

I may not be in class this semester, but it sure does feel like I’m studying for an exam. That’s what doing the documentation feels like. It reminds me of reviewing the little details you learn over the semester to make sure you understand them and how they relate to the other details. I thought […]

Documenting the Hooks

Now that the AWS tutorial is complete, people following it can get a Rutilus app hosted. They will see hits logged in the database if they add the prepared Observer code (that they get from the GitHub repo) to their web pages. But that’s all they see. They see that a hit occurred on a […]

Recognizing Windows Users

With so much focus on open source software in my co-op job, sometimes I forget that there are people out there who don’t use Linux or Mac (UNIX). There are people using Windows who might encounter our tutorial and want to give it a go. So I’ve redesigned a portion of the AWS (Amazon Web […]

AWS Tutorial Complete

The AWS tutorial for the documentation is complete. It walks users through setting up an AWS account and AWS EC2 instance and getting Rutilus running on it. After getting some feedback from my team mate, I adjusted it to be more user friendly to those running Windows, providing them instructions on using PuTTY since they […]

Matt’s Docker Orchestration 1.0

  My ECS (EC2 Container Service) alternative is complete. 🙂 I ended up creating the server portion of the AWS tutorial using a very simple sort of manual Docker orchestration. Long story short, run your Docker containers with “–restart always”. This tells the Docker daemon to automatically restart the containers in the event of a […]

Docker Orchestration Lite Edition

As I create the documentation for Rutilus, the next area I’m focusing on is the tutorial. This is the area that is supposed to be extremely simple, that can get a newbie up and running very quickly. Of course it isn’t useful unless it’s hosted in the cloud. So the tutorial will be on how […]