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Setting up an Ubuntu 13.04 Server for Rails

May 25, 2013

Step 1: Install Ubuntu

Step 2: Add a deploy user

sudo adduser deploy

Step 3: Update and Install dependencies

Make sure that each line completes before running the next. Don't just copy the lines in all at once or it will use the beginning letters of one line as an answer to questions the first may ask.

sudo apt-get -y update && sudo apt-get -y upgrade
Setting up an Ubuntu 13.04 Server for Rails

How To Install Ruby on Rails on Mavericks (OSX 10.9)

October 26, 2013

Step 1: Install XCode Command Line Tools

xcode-select --install

Step 2: Install and prepare Homebrew

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/mxcl/homebrew/go/install)"
brew doctor
brew update

Step 3: Install rbenv

brew install rbenv ruby-build openssl
echo 'eval "$(rbenv init -)"' >> ~/.bash_profile
source ~/.bash_profile

Step 4: Install Ruby

How To Install Ruby on Rails on Mavericks (OSX 10.9)

Vim Commands You Need to Know: Episode 1

October 08, 2013

Most people who have spent any time using the command line have learned to use vim well enough to edit conf files: moving the cursor, entering insert mode, and saving and quitting the file :wq. I know because I was one of those people for years. It wasn't until I found a few magical commands that I truly understood why vim was a true competitor in a world of IDE's and Textmate clones.

Vim Commands You Need to Know: Episode 1

Vim Find and Replace in Project: Episode 2

October 06, 2013

A while I ago I posted about an efficient way to do find and replace in files.

:args `ack -l keywords`
:argdo %s/keywords/replacement/ge | update
Vim Find and Replace in Project: Episode 2