Running in Production

By Nick Janetakis - Full stack developer

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Hear about how folks are running their web apps in production. We'll cover tech choices, why they chose them, lessons learned and more.

Episode Date
Creating a Video Course Hosting Platform to Learn Go
1:20:02
Jon Calhoun talks about building his video course platform using Golang. It's hosted on a single $5 / month DigitalOcean server.
Aug 03, 2020
Litt NYC Lets You Easily Find Friends and Things to Do
1:15:45
Harry Moreno goes over building a platform that lets you find things to do in NYC. The back-end is in Django and it's hosted on Heroku.
Jul 27, 2020
A Site to View 3D Scans of Cars with Twinner
46:35
Jesse Hunt talks about building a site to view 3D scans of cars with Django. It's hosted on 2 Heroku hobby Dynos.
Jul 16, 2020
Place Card Me Lets You Create Printable Place Cards Online
50:35
Cory Zue goes over building a service to create and design place cards for events using Django. It's hosted on a single Linode server.
Jul 13, 2020
The CMS Front End for Lionel Trains' Products
1:01:23
Mark Miscavage talks about building a site to display hundreds of thousands of searchable products with Django. It's hosted on AWS.
Jul 06, 2020
A Real Estate Order and Appraisal System for a Small Business
46:03
Austin Lewis goes over replacing an Excel sheet with a custom app written in Django. It's hosted on the AWS free tier.
Jun 29, 2020
Passiv Is a Portfolio Management and Automation Platform
1:24:23
Brendon Wood talks about building a portfolio management platform with Django. It has 3k+ active users and is hosted on DigitalOcean.
Jun 22, 2020
Determine What Your Toilet Paper Supply Is Based on Your Usage
36:04
Ben Sassoon talks about building a simple static site. The core of it is 6 lines of JavaScript and it received 10+ million visitors.
Jun 15, 2020
Confectionery Connect Is an E-commerce Video Course Marketplace
1:07:44
Sean Parsons goes over building a video course marketplace with Django. It has about 100k+ lines of code and is hosted on AWS.
Jun 08, 2020
Zego Lets You Easily Buy Insurance by the Hour
1:13:30
Stuart Kelly goes over creating an insurance company with Django. They've issued over 290 million hours of insurance so far. It's all hosted on AWS.
Jun 01, 2020
Building a Site Around Thousands of Diary Entries from Samuel Pepys
50:29
Phil Gyford goes over building a site around Samuel Pepys with Django. It gets around 150k+ monthly page views and is hosted on Heroku.
May 25, 2020
Mux Is an API Based Platform That Lets You Process and Stream Videos
1:20:48
Dylan Jhaveri goes over building a video service with Phoenix, Elixir, Go and more. It's hosted on both AWS and GCP with Kubernetes.
May 18, 2020
TradeRev Is a Machine Learning Vehicle Appraisal / Auctioning System
43:05
Amit Jain goes over building an auctioning service that uses deep learning with Flask and Python. It's hosted on AWS Fargate.
May 11, 2020
Cover Tuner Uses NLP to Help Improve Your Cover Letters
45:10
Saad Malik talks about building a free cover letter analysis tool that uses NLP with Flask and Python. It's deployed on Google App Engine.
May 04, 2020
Easily Find, Reproduce and Track Your JavaScript Errors with TrackJS
1:18:37
Todd Gardner talks about building a SAAS app with .NET and how it's hosted on dedicated hardware with OVH.
Apr 27, 2020
A College Professor Self Hosts Jupyter Hub for His Students
42:08
Peter Kazarinoff goes over deploying Jupyter Hub on DigitalOcean with Ansible and open sourced all of his work.
Apr 20, 2020
Contextualise Is a Tool That Lets You Easily Organize Information
1:22:14
Brett Kromkamp talks about building an open source knowledge management tool with Flask. It's deployed on a single server using Linode.
Apr 13, 2020
A Cryptocurrency Powered E-commerce Store Called Strmline
42:08
Ty Cooper talks about building an e-commerce shop with Flask and goes over how it's hosted with Firebase and PythonAnywhere.
Apr 06, 2020
CovidNearMe Tracks Cases and Has Info for Citizens / Health Workers
1:02:51
Scott Johnson goes over building a Covid-19 case tracking site with Ruby on Rails. It's hosted using Hatchbox.io on DigitalOcean.
Mar 30, 2020
Taleas Is a Cute, Quirky, Random and Slightly Weird Webcomic
59:53
Seth Blacks goes over building a webcomic and analytics service with Flask and goes over how it's deployed to a Docker Swarm cluster.
Mar 23, 2020
Creating a Non-profit Food Ordering Service for Inner City Kids In LA
31:52
Fransico Barcena talks about building a food order processing system with Python and Flask. It's hosted on a single DigitalOcean server.
Mar 16, 2020
Get to Know Your Coworkers through Simple QA with This Slack App
56:27
Adam Conrad goes over building and deploying a Slack App with Phoenix and Elixir. It's all hosted on Gigalixir for about $50 / month.
Mar 09, 2020
A Weather Analysis Service for Regular People and Meteorologists
1:12:43
Nick Gregory walks us through building his service with Flask. It's hosted on dedicated hardware running in a colo with Kubernetes.
Mar 02, 2020
Hex.pm Is Elixir's Official Package Manager
56:19
Eric Meadows-Jönsson talks us through building and deploying the Hex.pm site and surrounding services. It's hosted on GCP with Kubernetes.
Feb 24, 2020
6DOS Helps You Explore Your Personal Network
1:12:58
Henry Popp goes over building a service with Phoenix and Elixir. It's deployed on GCP with a self managed Kubernetes cluster.
Feb 17, 2020
Smart Music Helps Musicians Practice More Efficiently
55:33
Julien Blanchard talks about building a service with Rails, Phoenix and .NET Core. It's deployed on AWS EKS and Elastic Beanstalk.
Feb 10, 2020
VA.gov Provides an API to Get Information about Veterans
47:19
Charley Stran goes over building and deploying a government API platform with Ruby on Rails / React and its deployed on AWS GovCloud.
Feb 03, 2020
Kernl.us Helps WordPress Plugin and Theme Developers Manage Updates
55:32
Jack Slingerland talks us through building and deploying a platform with Express that currently handles 2.5 million requests a day.
Jan 27, 2020
ScrollKeeper Is a Collaboration Tool for Researchers
55:19
Ian Butler talks us through building a document collaboration tool using Phoenix and Elixir. Everything is hosted on AWS.
Jan 20, 2020
Remote.com Helps You Find Remote Jobs Anywhere
1:08:59
Marcelo Lebre goes over rebuilding a remote job search platform using Phoenix and Elixir. A few EC2 instances handle 100k+ daily requests.
Jan 13, 2020
Learn Ruby on Rails through Screencast Tutorials on GoRails
1:14:04
Chris Oliver goes over how he built his video platform using Ruby on Rails. It's hosted on a single $20 / month DigitalOcean server.
Jan 06, 2020
Logflare Is a Log Management and Event Analytics Platform
40:53
Chase Granberry goes over handling billions of log events per month with Phoenixi and Elixir. It's all running on Google Cloud (GCP).
Dec 30, 2019
ScholarPack Runs 10% of the UK's Primary Schools and Gets Huge Traffic
1:16:35
Gareth Thomas talks about scaling a school management system with Flask to handle 65k / reqs per second. It's deployed on AWS Fargate.
Dec 23, 2019
Load Balance, Secure and Observe Your Web Applications with Nova ADC
1:04:49
Dave Blakey goes over how their load balancing service handles 33k+ events / second across a 100+ server Kubernetes cluster on AWS and DO.
Dec 19, 2019
Openship Is a Shopify App for Drop Shipping and Order Fulfillment
56:29
Junaid Kabani goes over his tech choices for building a custom Shopify app. It's all hosted on a $20 a month DigitalOcean server.
Dec 16, 2019
Discworld Disorganizer Is a Discworld Book Series Search Engine
58:39
Jamie Taylor peels back the details on running a .NET Core web application in production. Everything is hosted for free on Azure.
Dec 12, 2019
Qvault Is an Open Source Tool to Manage Passwords and Crypto Keys
56:29
Lane Wagner walks us through building and deploying an Electron app that has a Serverless component written in Golang. It's all on AWS.
Dec 09, 2019
EarlyBrd Alerts You of New Job Board Postings So You Can Bid Faster
42:39
Stetson Blake shares his tech choices for building a SAAS app with Flask. It's all hosted on a single AWS EC2 instance.
Dec 05, 2019
Real Python Is One of the Largest Python Learning Platforms Around
1:14:28
Dan Bader goes over how he built Real Python from scratch with Django. It serves 4 million+ page views a month and is hosted on Heroku.
Dec 02, 2019
Learn Elixir and Phoenix by Building Things Over at Alchemist Camp
52:20
Mark Wilbur goes over how he built his platform using Phoenix and Elixir. It's all hosted on a $10 a month DigitalOcean server.
Nov 25, 2019
A Video Based AWS Certificate Training Platform Called Exam Pro
58:05
Andrew Brown talks about using Ruby on Rails to build an AWS certificate training platform called Exam Pro. He is all-in with AWS.
Nov 18, 2019
Serving Medical University Employees, Health Officials and Students
50:55
Gabriel Robertson talks about using Phoenix and Elixir to build and deploy an internal web app that's being used at a medical University.
Nov 10, 2019
Preview of What's to Come
2:50
A podcast where developers and engineers can talk about what tech stacks they are using in production and why they chose what they did.
Oct 18, 2019
Preview of What's to Come
2:50
A podcast where developers and engineers can talk about what tech stacks they are using in production and why they chose what they did.
Oct 18, 2019