The key to building web apps that can scale and take advantage of cloud resources is to forget what you learned in kindergarten and do the opposite. Heroku has over 32,000 apps running on it currently, some serving hundreds of requests per second. Blake will walk you through 5 anti-kindergarten rules used by successful Heroku apps, with hands-on examples of each. Examples include Everything is Disposable, Be Impatient, and Be Unfair.
Mahalo to ThinkTech Hawaii (thinktechhawaii.com) and Panopto (panopto.com) for their video recording services.