Earlier today… our team at Planet Argon launched a new site for the Ruby on Rails community. If you have a few spare minutes, I’d love it if you’d to head over and read the announcement on RailsDeveloper.
Just a quick update to let you know that I’ll be moving more of my business-related topics to the Planet Argon Blog. I invite you to subscribe to that feed as well. 🙂
p.s. We just published Episode 4 of the Planet Argon Podcast, which was on the topic of Hiring designers.
Welcome to what seems like my tenth installment (actually, it’s the fourth) of showing you how I setup my development environment on a fresh OSX install. In this case, I’m actually getting a MacBook setup for a new employee with Snow Leopard.
Over the years, I’ve evolved these following steps and they’ve helped our team maintain a consistent and stable envirnment for Ruby on Rails development. I know that there are a few other ways to approaching this and I’m sure you’ll get similar results, but this approach has allowed me to maintain a hassle-free setup for the last five years.
As with all things… your milage may vary.
During this initial phase, we’re going to install the primary dependencies and setup our environment.
The first thing that you’ll need to do is install XCode, which almost everything depends upon as this will install developer-friendly tools for <div class="post-limited-image"><img src="http://img.skitch.com/20100208-kmamssde4apw1qxcs6u991p518.jpg" alt="" /></div>
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