Launches are tough, no matter how prepared you are. Launches with a lot of press or a lot of new code are only worse. Although Potluck’s launch had as much press involved as…
I, Hursh, pledge to publish a Medium post once a day for a month. This is the only way I can think of to get me to write consistently, and unless I’m subject to public shaming if I don’t do it, I fear I’ll always be afraid of posting blogposts.
Why am I doing this? I think it’s important I outline the reasons why I’m doing this for when I get demotivated.
At Branch, we’ve been through several feature launches on Branch.com and, more recently, several more on our new site, Potluck. Although it becomes easier, building high-quality, high-traffic web applications still isn’t easy. Here are a few things we’ve learned about hosting our apps on Heroku that have helped keep our latency down and our confidence up.