Git vulnerability announced! Upgrade your git client
December 19, 2014
Git just announced a new release (ver 2.2.1) of the git client that fixes a vulnerability affecting all git users on Windows and Mac OSX operating systems. Github says this: The vulnerability concerns Git and Git-compatible clients that access Git repositories in a case-insensitive or case-normalizing filesystem.
Get Vagrant running with berkshelf on Mavericks
September 9, 2014
So, here I was trying to setup Vagrant on my Mac. Everything went fine till the vagrant up command and boom: myfirstvagrantproject $ vagrant up Bringing machine 'projectname' up with 'virtualbox' provider... ==> projectname: The cookbook path '/Users/cruisemaniac/.berkshelf/projectname/vagrant/berkshelf-20140909-37664-1gf5t34-projectname' doesn't exist. Ignoring... Updating Vagrant's berkshelf: '/Users/cruisemaniac/.berkshelf/projectname/vagrant/berkshelf-20140909-37664-1gf5t34-projectname' RuntimeError: Couldn't determine Berks version: #<Buff::ShellOut::Response:0x00000101040360 @exitstatus=1, @stdout="", @stderr="/Users/cruisemaniac/.
Homebrew and MySQL
September 5, 2014
I was recently trying to setup MySQL with Homebrew and noticed that the mysql server that brew installed was not playing nice with the existing setups. The solution is to wipe out any existing MySQL installs you’ve got on your mac and redo everything from scratch with brew.
Nginx HTTP Caching and Compression
December 7, 2013
This is a blog post for posterity - I’m sure I’ll forget how I did this and will go hunting again! and I must definitely be the last guy on the planet to be setting up nginx! Nginx is pretty fast in itself. I use jekyll to power this site.
Jekyll and Windows Code Pages
December 7, 2013
####Prelude I recently moved my blog over to Jekyll! Thanks to a black friday deal over at Digital Ocean, I got my hands on a vps that I dont have to pay for the next 10 months… So, the first thing I did was to setup my almost dead in the corner blog using Jekyll, something that I’ve been meaning to do for over a year now.
Fat controller or Fat model???
April 13, 2013
When coding up an app using the MVC model, how much of logic do you actually code up in the controller? The controller’s job in an MVC setup is to pick up action requests from the user acting on the View, pass them to the model for data manipulation and pull out the new view to show to the user.