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Using Foreman with Upstart & Capistrano

Using Foreman with Upstart & Capistrano

Foreman is a great tool for running multiple processes along side your rails project. Processes like Redis, Sidekiq, Faye or any other process that doesn’t run within Rails itself. Foreman runs in your development environment as well as your...
New Alfred 2 Workflows

New Alfred 2 Workflows

A few years ago I heard of this small app called Alfred. I started playing with it while it was still in its first Beta. After a few days of using it I know it was an app that would make a huge change in my workflow. I also knew I wanted to support the developers as...

User does not respond to ‘devise’ method

I’ve recently went back to an old project and it seems to have stopped working giving me this error: ~/projectx/vendor/ruby/1.9.1/gems/devise-2.0.0/lib/devise/rails/routes.rb:391:in `raise_no_devise_method_error!': User does not respond to 'devise' method. This...
Access to the webpage was denied on chrome

Access to the webpage was denied on chrome

While working hard at getting an application up and running for a lunch tomorrow, I ran into this annoying screen:   Not really reading the message fully, I thought maybe my web server is throwing some sort of error that was telling chrome to stop the request....

Wicked_PDF working in Rails 3.1

I recently updated one of my apps to Rails 3.1 and found that my PDF generating tests were failing because they were unable to find the CSS or images to use in the PDF. So I started playing around, and here is what I got: In your app, add a new initializer (or edit...

Cucumber visiting pages using different formats

Ever wonder how you can write a cucumber test that would test how your web app responds to a different format, something like JSON or XML? I was trying to do the following: Background: Given I am logged in And there is the following feeds: | title | body | category |...