Category Archives: deployment

Vlad, RVM and Bundler sittin’ in a tree

(Thanks to Chad for nudging me to write this post Up until now, my only experience with deploying Rails or any other Ruby-based web application has been to use the “standard” Capistrano.  For the main Rails 3 application I’ve been … Continue reading 

Also posted in bundler, ruby, rvm, vlad the deployer | 9 Comments

The Ruby/Rails Life – My Rails 3 Stack – Part 2

Rails Deployment & Testing There are some really nice tools available for deployment and testing rails. Below is a brief description of some of the ones I’ve been using with success. Capistrano I remember in the early days of my … Continue reading 

Also posted in bdd, capistrano, cucumber, factory_girl, rails, rspec, rstakeout, ruby, steak, testing | 3 Comments

Deploying your Server Roles: Using MSDeploy for Enterprise Deployments.

  This is an update that builds upon the previous posts about how We do Deployments. Part 1: Using MSDeploy to automate your Enterprise Application remote deployments. Part 2 Update on using MSDeploy for remote deployments.   The development environment … Continue reading 

Also posted in alt.net, community, microprenuer, rails, ruby | 25 Comments

Update on using MSDeploy for remote deployments.

This is a follow up to the post http://www.lostechies.com/blogs/hex/archive/2009/11/06/using-msdeploy-to-automate-your-enterprise-application-remote-deployments.aspx   The only trouble I have run into using this approach is that the runCommand does not bubble up error code or exit code from the command being executed on a … Continue reading 

Also posted in bdd, cucumber, ruby, testing | 3 Comments

Using MSDeploy to automate your Enterprise Application remote deployments.

MsDeploy is a newish technology that is a bit schizophrenic.  What I mean is that it is a tool that is useful to both Developers and Administrators but it is not clear from the documentation how to best use the … Continue reading 

Also posted in blueprint, cancan, compass, devise, haml, jquery, mongodb, mongoid, rails, ruby, rvm, sass | 11 Comments

“Productization”

I need some ‘wisdom of the crowd’ here. I’m guessing just about ever single one of you (at least the software developer types) reading this have deployed software to a production environment at least once in your career. One of … Continue reading 

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