18 Apr '13, 8pm

In an absolutely terrible move, I have named my most recent OSS gem after myself. Meet Nunes!

In a moment of either genius or delirium I decided to name my newest project after myself. Why? Well, here is the story whether you want to know or not. Why Nunes? Naming is always the hardest part of a project. Originally, it was named Railsd. The idea of the gem is automatically subscribe to all of the valuable Rails instrumentation events and send them to statsd in a sane way, thus Railsd was born. After working on it a bit, I realized that the project was just an easy way to send Rails instrumentation events to any service that supports counters and timers. With a few tweaks, I made Railsd support InstrumentalApp , a favorite service of mine, in addition to Statsd. Thus came the dilemma. No longer did the (already terrible) name Railsd make sense. As I sat and thought about what to name it, I remembered joking one time about naming a project after myself, so that every...

Full article: http://www.railstips.org/blog/archives/2013/04/18/let-nun...

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