Mingle Card Wall Greasemonkey Script

We primarily use Mingle for project management at Braintree. Personally, I find that the Mingle card wall wastes too much space. Each card is the same size, so short cards...

Development Hacks to Prevent Mistakes

This post is cross-posted at Development Hacks to Prevent Mistakes. Bugs are an inevitable part of software development. We do our best to write higher quality software, but we never...

High Availability at Braintree

Update (3/31/13): The video of the talk is online: High Availability at Braintree The slides from my RubyConf Australia talk are now online: High Availability at Braintree. The slides were...

Scaling PostgreSQL at Braintree: Four Years of Evolution

This post is cross-posted at Scaling PostgreSQL at Braintree: Four Years of Evolution. We love PostgreSQL at Braintree. Although we use many different data stores (such as Riak, MongoDB, Redis,...

Testing Interactions with a State Based Approach

There are two main types of unit tests: state based and interaction based. State based tests rely on the verification of state. These tests typically perform some operation and then...