Standing on the Shoulders of a Giant Elephant: Upgrading Discourse to PostgreSQL 13 | Blog

When the Discourse project started, way back in 2013, the team had to pick and choose between a handful tools into what would become our “stack”, the foundational software on which Discourse would be built upon. Some choices proved sub-optimal early, but we were able to quickly migrate over, like for example our migration from CoffeeScript to Javascript.

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