Thursday, June 28, 2012
plack middleware and dancer
I think with most deploys a front end reverse proxy like nginx is used for static content, but some application frameworks like dancer also support including static stuff
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[19:39] dancer yeah I heard that is very nice
[19:39] trying to outdo catalyst
[19:39] we do static files
[19:39] but generally we don't recommend it
[19:39] I work @ ruby rails shop
[19:39] its nice it seems but eats RAM
[19:39] like mofo
[19:40] not because dancer can't handle it, but because you shouldn't be putting your assets on the webapp layer, going through all the stack
[19:40] let memcached handle them?
[19:40] or varnish?
[19:40] instead you should either be putting them on your varnish (cache server), your nginx (reverse-proxy) or in a plack middleware
[19:40] or mogileFS?
[19:40] in plaq middleware?
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[19:40] and dancer supports middlewares fully
[19:40] why there?
[19:40] there's a nice one that handles assets nicely
[19:41] concatenates, minifies, has expires
[19:41] this helps quite a bit
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[19:41] rails supports that too, but you have to go through the stack with your request
[19:42] the plack middleware handles it before dancer (or whatever other framework you're using)
[19:42] also, it's above the framework, so you can switch frameworks and it will still work seamlessly
[19:42] also, it's 5:40am and i think i should probably go to sleep
[19:42] no shit
[19:42] can it call to mogileFS?
[19:43] and in dancer you can set up middlewares already in the config and it loads automatically
[19:43] wat u think of ha proxy v perlbal