The asset pipeline is great and confusing at the same time. It performs differently in development than it does in production, and as such you can’t be really sure everything is going to work once you deploy it, unless you really understand it, of course.
I’m trying to get into this whole wiki thing…
I like to use the wiki equivalent of the <pre> tags to call out code or commands, which in MediaWiki language is completed by putting a single space at the beginning of a line. I found that long commands would not wrap by default, however (kind of like how they don’t on this blog…).
One of my gripes (or possibly misunderstandings) with Rails is that you have to make the schema within Rails. I find that difficult – I want to plan it externally, create the schema, and then use it in my app. Perhaps there is an easier way to accomplish that, but here’s what I do.
When trying to install VMware Tools from ESXi 5.0 on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, I ran into the below compilation errors even though I had build-essential and kernel headers installed.
When you run status and see a lot of files that have been deleted but are still in git, such as:
XMBC is a great media frontend and through the MythBox plugin, it has great support for MythTV. As of writing this, however, MythBox only supports MythTV v0.24 while the latest version is v0.25. Thanks to someone named mitchcapper, MythBox has been patched to support v0.25.
OK, before you go yell at me, I know enabling detailed error messages on a production web application is a Bad Thing™. The security guy in me hates finding a production application that spews back all kinds of details to a user when something goes wrong, and I’ve had many a developer disable detailed error messages on their production applications.
So far I haven’t had a chance to really learn and understand IPv6, so as I’ve built new boxes I have disabled IPv6 explicitely. On Ubuntu, you can do this by adding these three lines to /etc/sysctl.conf and then rebooting:
The OpenIndiana project is an enterprise operating system based on the illumos kernel, which is a fork of the OpenSolaris project. OpenIndiana is open source, free, and community driven, and because it is based on the OpenSolaris kernel, it supports my favorite file system – ZFS.
In part 1, we set up a git server and created a blank project. Now let’s write some code on our development box and commit it to our git repo.