Politics, Weather, Photography, and the Dog
Sunday 17 March 2013

I've fixed seven annoying bugs and added three minor features to Weather Now, including:

  • Fixed searching from the search box so you can enter an airport code directly;
  • Fixed the Last 24 hours page to show day and night icons properly;
  • Added a status page so users can peek under the hood; and
  • Tweaked a few things in the background worker process around logging and status update alerts.

A minor bug fix release like this used to take a couple of hours to deploy, because I had to update the code running on the web server file-by-file. I got the process down to about an hour—but I still had to bring the application offline to make the update.

Since I put it up in Microsoft Windows Azure, publishing an update takes about 15 minutes, is completely automated, and doesn't require taking the site down. The great Inner Drive migration continues to pay dividends.

Sunday 17 March 2013 13:51:36 CDT (UTC-05:00)  |  | Cloud | Weather | Windows Azure#
Search
On this page....
Weather Now bug fixes deployed
Countdowns
The Daily Parker +3361d 22h 38m
Berlin 14d 07h 10m
Parker's 9th birthday 139d 14h 35m
My next birthday 220d 18h 40m
Categories
Aviation (351) Baseball (110) Best Bars (8) Biking (44) Chicago (936) Cubs (197) Duke (133) Geography (341) Higher Ground (5) Jokes (284) Kitchen Sink (671) London (59) Parker (195) Daily (204) Photography (145) Politics (303) US (1108) World (260) Raleigh (21) Readings (8) Religion (66) San Francisco (93) Software (209) Blogs (77) Business (235) Cloud (90) Cool links (137) Security (101) Travel (243) Weather (717) Astronomy (90) Windows Azure (61) Work (92) Writing (10)
Links
Archive
<January 2015>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28293031123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
1234567
Full archive
Blogroll
About
David Braverman and Parker
David Braverman is the Chief Technology Officer of Holden International in Chicago, and the creator of Weather Now. Parker is the most adorable dog on the planet, 80% of the time.
Legal
All content Copyright ©2015 David Braverman.
Creative Commons License
The Daily Parker by David Braverman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License, excluding photographs, which may not be republished unless otherwise noted.
Admin Login
Sign In
Blog Stats
Total Posts: 4649
This Year: 35
This Month: 35
This Week: 3
Comments: 0