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How to Load Test on Heroku

This is a practical guide to load testing on Heroku for App Dev teams, based on my experience building and deploying a product purchasing app that needed to handle 10x the volume of customer orders of the prior app.

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AWS Lambdas & Serverless with Shopify

Recently, Trineo took on a project in which we integrated Shopify with our client’s existing systems and SSO functionality using the AWS Serverless Framework. Here is what we learned, in case you encounter a similar challenge.

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Using COPY in Postgres

Faced with importing a million-line, 750 MB CSV file into Postgres for a Rails app, Daniel Fone did what most Ruby developers would do. But that solution would take 16 hours. Here's what he did instead.

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Choosing and Changing Design Frameworks

As a developer working with a UX team, you might be facing some tough choices. Full-stack developer Ben Tillman describes his team’s decision to switch from the Bootstrap to the Material UI Framework and shares seven tips for project success.

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Implementing SSO at amaysim

Trineo Director John Masson wrote an exceptional post about how Trineo delivered SSO at amaysim. His post, published on amaysim’s blog, illustrates the process of scaling SSO from one service to four.

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Salesforce Reference Plugin for Sublime Text 3

The Salesforce developer documentation is of course the source of all wisdom, but it can take a bit of time to leave your development environment, search for what you’re after, and follow the right link.

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RPA Gets a Trauma Mobile App

Early in 2013 we were offered an opportunity to provide a proposal to build a mobile application for the Trauma Services Team at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) in Sydney.

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How I Proposed using Salesforce and Twilio

I recently got engaged. It was a happy occasion, full of surprise, champagne and a beautiful mountain backdrop. Being a technologist I couldn’t resist the chance to do a truly unique proposal.

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Cultivating Creativity at Trineo

I am commonly asked which industry or vertical we most commonly work within - whether we have a specialty/niche. The answer is that our specialty is the ability to study and learn about any domain.

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Logging into Salesforce with Google Apps

The Winter 14 Salesforce release came with one great feature--allowing you to use any third-party web application that implements the server side of the OpenID Connect protocol.

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How We Quickly Built a Movember App

A couple of days before the start of movember, I had an idea to get a web app up and running to show our "mo-gress" for those in our Trineo team who wanted to participate in movember.

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The Importance and Ubiquity of JavaScript

Last Thursday was JS Conf AU 2012. The first ever Australian JavaScript conference. Matthew Wratt and I represented Trineo at the conference, which had a series of impressive talks.

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