Monthly Archives: October 2010

In Praise Of Heroku… Again (Hurrayku!)

I’m about to start work on a new project for a new client (more details soon) and predictably the first thing he asked me to do was to set up a domain name and some hosting for him. Now setting … Continue reading

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Putting It Down To A(nother) Bad Day…

What a nightmare day. Woke up feeling a bit low and it feels like it’s gone from bad to worse… The Nightmare Begins I set up my laptop to crack on with some more specs for the app I’m writing … Continue reading

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Protected: Rails App From Scratch: Part 2

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Thanks Goatboy… Thanks GoodMike!

Michael ‘goodmike’ Harrison is writing his blog with the same aim as myself; To use as a learning tool. I found Mike whilst looking for posts/articles about best practices for using RSpec with Rails 3 and Devise and after reading … Continue reading

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Protected: Rails App From Scratch: Part 1

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Git Tips, Tricks and Questions #2

I’m wondering about what i suppose would be a best practice for when to commit .gitignore. I use Rails and my .gitignore is generated with my app and I usually add a couple of dev environment specific lines…. nothing unusual. … Continue reading

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Rails 3 On Heroku (Or How I Fell In Love With Rails Deployment Again)

I recently became unemployed so decided to take this “in-between” time to work on brushing up my skillset. The company i worked for mainly developed with microsoft technologies but used Ruby for a few build server jobs. Rails however didn’t … Continue reading

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