TextMate and Community Server 2008.5

This is my first blog post from TextMate on my Mac. I’m using the HTML formatting. I will try the markdown and textile versions later. The key to getting this working with Community Server was when you click “Bundles->Blogging->Setup Blogs” … Continue reading 

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San Antonio community

This list is for any developers in the San Antonio, TX area.  These are the communities that are growing/starting that I’ve been involved (member/leader).  If anyone knows of others please leave a comment and I’ll update the post.  (Man we … Continue reading 

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LosTechies welcomes James Gregory

We are happy to announce a new member, James Gregory.  If you’re in the NHibernate world you’ll recognize him as the lead developer on the Fluent NHibernate project.  He recently took on the Docu project for .NET documentation and is … Continue reading 

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Adding a git post-receive hook to fire off Hudson CI server

UPDATE: guard clause throws LocalJumpError. Changed to simple if block Context: I needed our hudson CI builds to auto-fire when a developer pushes their code changes to our canonical/upstream git repositories. In your .git/hooks/post-receive file place the file code (FULL … Continue reading 

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LosTechies welcomes Eric Anderson

LosTechies is proud to welcome Eric Anderson.  Eric is another Austinite that has been a great community contributor and has been very passionate about software best practices and continuous learning.  His blog (http://testinfected.blogspot.com/) even has the testinfected subdomain, as ensuring … Continue reading 

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Firefox Hudson Build Monitor add-on

MOZILLA: READ THIS! To Mozilla,You should upgrad ethe Hudson Build Monitor Plugin so that users don’t have to create add-on accounts just to download. Cliffano’s customer support and product are top of the line. Explanation:I have started using Hudson as … Continue reading 

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Design Patterns in Ruby by Russ Olsen

After nudging by Joe Ocampo and Scott Bellware, I finally sat down at finished “Design Patterns in Ruby” by Russ Olsen. The format of most of the chapters made the book an interesting read: 1. A introduction to why you … Continue reading 

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Gitosis and a non-standard SSH port

I recently installed gitosis, a free way to host your own git repositories, and I am using a non-standard port (not 22). I tried to clone the gitosis-admin repository and it timed-out. Learned via this post that I needed to … Continue reading 

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Current Status

UPDATE:  I’m very eager to see where IronRuby and RSpec go for the .NET world.  Testing my C# Applications with RSpec would be awesome.  Check out the MSDN magazine article about this stuff if you haven’t already. I’m working with … Continue reading 

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Slicehost articles

If you are Linux newbie or are still unsure about how to setup your Linux box/slice/server, take a serious look at the Slicehost Articles.  Other articles include setup of Apache, Nginx, Postfix, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, Capistrano, SSH, Self-signed certificates, … Continue reading 

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