#310 Getting Started with Rails Dec 26, 2011 | 7 minutes | Tools Learning Ruby on Rails can be overwhelming, especially if you are new to programming. Here I will take you on a tour through various resources to help get started with Rails. Download: mp4Full Size H.264 Video (22.9 MB)m4vSmaller H.264 Video (13 MB)webmFull Size VP8 Video (9.5 MB)ogvFull Size Theora Video (35.9 MB) A Basic UNIX Tutorial A Basic UNIX Tutorial This tutorial comprises fourteen sections, each of which addresses a fundamental aspect of UNIX computing. It concentrates on illustrating the central concepts by providing short explanations, along with examples, and exercises. This tutorial covers the "Introduction to UNIX" and "Intermediate UNIX" workshops offered by the Idaho State University Computer Center.
Coda 2: WL Good question. Coda is everything you need to hand-code a website, in one beautiful app. While the pitch is simple, building Coda was anything but. How do you elegantly wrap everything together? Well, we did it. Experiments in Software: Solving the pkg-config and Mono 3.5 Profile mysteries on MacOS X 10.6 (Mono 2.6.1) Yesterday I’ve tried to install Mono 2.6.1 on my Mac mini to do some work on my pet project MOSA. Unfortunately things didn’t work out as smoothly as I thought as nant greeted me with the following error message: Failed to initialize the 'Mono 3.5 Profile' (mono-3.5) target framework. Furthermore it stated: 'pkg-config' failed to start. I tried all sorts of things from reinstalling, to cleaning, to trying to pull mono from Macports and even compiling Mono myself.
A successful Git branching model » nvie.com In this post I present the development model that I’ve introduced for some of my projects (both at work and private) about a year ago, and which has turned out to be very successful. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while now, but I’ve never really found the time to do so thoroughly, until now. I won’t talk about any of the projects’ details, merely about the branching strategy and release management. It focuses around Git as the tool for the versioning of all of our source code. (By the way, if you’re interested in Git, our company GitPrime provides some awesome realtime data analytics on software engineering performance.)
The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To AppleScript This is the first post in a new series that revisits some of our readers' favorite posts from the past that still contain awesome and relevant information that you might find useful. This post was originally published on July 7, 2009. The best part about AppleScript is that you don't have to be a genius programmer to use it. In fact, you don't have to have any programming experience whatsoever. This article will show you how to write an AppleScript for nearly any application using the simple instructions that come hidden within each app's framework. Visual Studio Tools for Git extension Sign in to write a review Sort by: Not a patch on using git in the command line. We've had plenty of issues around using this plugin and there are still some bugs and missing essential features. I'll outline some of them that most effect me.
Top Things to do after installing Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Updated : 19/04/2012: Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail final is almost out. The final release it scheduled to be out in the 25th of April 2013. After you actually get done with the installation, there would likely exist a heap of things you still need to take care of. This post will share some interesting insight and ideas about what you can and should do after a successful installation. How to Reveal Your Library Folder in Lion or Mountain Lion Did you know that you will find Library folders in three locations on your Mac? There’s a Library folder at the root-level of your hard drive, there’s a second Library folder inside the root-level System folder and another Library folder in each User’s Home folder. In the normal day-to-day course of events, you don’t need to worry about any of them, and that’s fine because they’re all hidden away from you by default. There are, however, occasions when you may need to access the User Library folder (also known as ~/Library) and this article will show you how. A Word of Caution Before We Begin The Library folder at the root level of your hard drive is a public ‘library’ of data that is required for all users of the Mac.
TimeMachineEditor Should I turn the big switch from the Time Machine preferences to OFF? Yes. TimeMachineEditor handles the scheduling itself and has its own ON / OFF switch (which behaves very much like the one from Time Machine). Do I need to keep TimeMachineEditor running all the time?