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Improved internationalization test

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I wrote previously about how we test the internationalization of our website in Testing internationalization language files. Basically, we generate a blank l...

Switching users during a capistrano deploy

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We have a complicated deployment on my current project which includes running several commands as a different user from the main deployment user. Normally, t...

Capistrano with pairing stations

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My last few projects have all been developed on mac minis. We have them set up as pairing stations, with two people to a machine. Every machine was cloned fr...

Sendfile does not work on Live CDs

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Kent Spillner and I were trying to set up an Ubuntu Live CD with a full rails stack running our current project. We were seeing weird issues with nginx, such...