Adam and Jerod talk with Hong Lai, one of the co-founders of Phusion. His company recently got a lot of attention for their upcoming version of Phusion Passenger, which they decided to call Ruby Raptor in a clever marketing play to get people excited about Passenger again. It worked, and we invited Hongli on the show to talk about Passenger/Ruby Raptor, the challenges of marketing open source, and how to get the internet excited about your next version.
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Notes & Links
- Hongli Lai
- Follow Hongli on Twitter
- Follow Hongli on GitHub
- Phusion Passenger
- Ruby Raptor - A radically new Ruby web server
- Raptor Turbo Caching
- Phusion Products
- Introducing Phusion Passenger 5 beta 1, codename "Raptor" - Phusion Corporate BlogPhusion Corporate Blog
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