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Solutions Journal

Pushing an App Based on Bort to Github

Monday, Dec 08, 2008 at 03:49 PM | Solutions

If you have started an app with bort to save some time, you will have an issue pushing it to you repo on github. The issue is that bort already... Read more

Freeze to Specific Version of Rails

Sunday, Dec 07, 2008 at 10:34 PM | Solutions

If you need to freeze rails to a previous version than the latest build on your dev box, you can do this: rake rails:freeze:gems VERSION=2.1.1 Read more

Performance Plugins for Ruby on Rails

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2008 at 11:29 PM | Solutions

Well, in case you ever wanted to check out how you app is running, we recently tried out a couple of solutions: New Relic Five Runs New Relic is a... Read more

Installing Plugins With Git

Friday, Nov 14, 2008 at 09:52 AM | Solutions

Git is a great way to version control you project. We have been using it since March and have been very happy with it. One thing i always forget, though,... Read more

Two Little Good Ideas

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2008 at 12:28 AM | Solutions

Note to self... Fragment Caching only works in Views, not templates. Remember to put a link tag before the css link inside the head to prevent any flash of content.... Read more

Restart Passenger with Capistrano Deploy

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2008 at 01:41 AM | Solutions

Here is a simple function to help with Capistrano deployment when using passenger. It should write the txt file to restart mod_rails. Just make sure that the release_path connects to... Read more

CP DIR in MAC

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2008 at 01:33 AM | Solutions

Another quick post to save some grief. To copy a directory in the Mac Terminal: cp -pr Dir NewDir To delete a directory rm -rf Dir Read more

Geometry Strings

Wednesday, Oct 08, 2008 at 11:16 PM | Solutions

Sometimes it can be unclear how to format Attachment_Fu or Paper Clip resizing of images. I came across this geometry guide that should help be an quick reference. % =... Read more