Tag: programming

  • TIP: How to Play a Sound Whenever You Commit to Git

    Writing code alone at home can be an isolating experience. There you are, day in day out, quietly making magic with your mind (sarcasm, obv.) only to silently commit the fruits of your labor into the void of your source control repository, appreciated by no one. If only a crowd of children could be retained […]

  • TIP: Installing Ruby on Rails on Mac OS X 10.6.8

    1. Install XCODE 4. This is actually trickier than it seems. You have to: a) download XCode; b) run the .dmg. c) quit iTunes, then go into Activity Monitor and force quit on anything iTunes related (iTunesHelper as well); d) go into the Applications folder and find the “Install XCode” app, and run that. (Yes, […]

  • TIP: How to make .htaccess files work on OS X 10.5

      To make .htaccess files work as expected, you need to edit /etc/apache2/sites-available/default. Look for a section that looks like this: <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews AllowOverride None Order allow,deny allow from all # Uncomment this directive is you want to see apache2’s # default start page (in /apache2-default) when you go to / #RedirectMatch ^/$ /apache2-default/ […]