17 April 2014

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The last two sections use Foreman as process manager, Pow as DNS server and HTTP proxy .

This is just an example bin/setup file. Each project will be different. Some might not use Pow. Some might test if Redis or MongoDB is installed and run, install, or print a message if not. Some might want to pull some ENV variables into .env from Heroku.

Regardless of the bin/setup file's contents, a developer should be able to clone the project and run a single, consistent, …

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The last two sections use Foreman as process manager, Pow as DNS server and HTTP proxy .

This is just an example bin/setup file. Each project will be different. Some might not use Pow. Some might test if Redis or MongoDB is installed and run, install, or print a message if not. Some might want to pull some ENV variables into .env from Heroku.

Regardless of the bin/setup file's contents, a developer should be able to clone the project and run a single, consistent, …

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…always use the same port: cd /path/to/myapp echo "port: 7000" > .foreman

Relate the port to Pow: echo 7000 > ~/.pow/`basename $PWD`

Use Foreman normally: foreman start

Reap the benefits of well-named DNS like http://myapp.dev .

It's possible Pow may see improved, or automatic, Foreman compatibility. Watch this pull request for updates.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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Aims to be database agnostic and includes Pow integration and automatic database integrations. Looks really nice.

Rubysh: Ruby Subprocesses Made Easy

Makes shelling out easy with a sh-like syntax layer for Ruby.

pg_power: ActiveRecord Extension for PostgreSQL

An ActiveRecord extension which lets you take advantage of several special PostgreSQL features with Rails, including PostgreSQL schemas, partial indexes, foreign keys, and comments.

Zeus: Boot …

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By wycats of Katz Got Your Tongue? over 1 year ago.
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…automatically setting up the DNS ( appname.dev ) for you. This is similar to the approach used by Pow, but without a Node dependency.

Tokaido will integrate with Puma Express, so you will not need to manually boot and shut down your server. Because Tokaido also takes care of logging, there shouldn't be any need for dedicated tabs with persistent running processes when you use Tokaido.

You will also be able to install an executable into your system (a la GitX and Textmate

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.
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Welcome to this week's Web-based syndication of Ruby Weekly , the Ruby e-mail newsletter. While I have you, be sure to follow @ RubyInside on Twitter as I'm going to be posting news more frequently there than on the Web site in future.

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The latest highlights include: Rails 3.2.6, RailsInstaller for OS X, Pow 0.4.0, Rails 2 Asset Pipeline, Sidekiq 2.0, and Savon 1.0.

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Rails 3.2.6 Released: Fixes More Vulnerabilities

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By Sam of Signal vs. Noise almost 2 years ago.
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…your development computer's LAN IP address is 10.0.0.1. With the new version of Pow, you can now access your app at http://myapp.10.0.0.1.xip.io/ . And xip.io supports wildcard DNS , so any and all subdomains of 10.0.0.1.xip.io resolve too.

Read more about xip.io at http://xip.io/ or check out the full source code on GitHub .

Installing and upgrading

See the full 0.4.0 release notes and install or upgrade with one simple command from your …

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By Gregg of Orlando Ruby Users Group almost 2 years ago.
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…also involves several simple command line tools like Pry, Guard, and Pow and that will make your development life so much easier.

Envy Labs will provide free drinks and beer. Yup. FREE BEER! Come hang out in our space, learn some, and talk Ruby. =)

Oh, and please take a moment to RSVP over on http://www.meetup.com/Orlando-Ruby/ . Yup, we're moving over to Meetup.. so this page may end up Redirecting over there any moment now.

Also, if you're not …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 2 years ago.
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pow-client - Command-line client for the Pow development web server.

OpenRuby.com - New link aggregator for ruby programming in general.

TextMate 2 FAQ - TM2 is moving along, with some answers on how it works and what's still to come.

Tower.js - Full stack framework putting together Node.js, MongoDB, Redis, CoffeeScript, Stylus, Jasmine, and jQuery.

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By Noah of Signal vs. Noise 2 years ago.
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…ended up being quite the pain to get set up in OS X in a way that behaved well with Pow, Passenger, etc.

Getting better

A few years ago, Sam Stephenson and Josh Peek wrote Brochure as a way to translate our marketing sites to Rack apps. This solved the local development challenges, and let us use a language we were all generally more comfortable with. It was a little slower than PHP , and meant dealing with Passenger on deployment, but it was a fair compromise at the …

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