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Building Emacs.App From Source on OS X Lion

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As always, I like building Emacs for my Mac from source. It lets me live on the cutting edge and have tigher control of the version I’m running. If building ...

Octopress Blog Re-Launch

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After years of running on Wordpress, today I’m relaunching my blog using Octopress. Octopress is a blogging framework build on top of Jekyll which in turn is...

Legacy Development with Pow

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Pow is a zero-config Rack server that makes developing Rack apps (include Rails apps) a snap on Mac OS X.

Generating RSA Key Pairs in Ruby

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I’ve given a number of examples of using Public-key cryptography in blog posts and in the Strongbox documentation, but I’ve always generated the RSA key pair...

Pro Git

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Scott Chacon, one of the guys behind GitHub, has released Pro Git, which, as the name suggests, is a new Git book.   He’s made it available under the Creativ...

Introducing Strongbox

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Over a year ago I wrote the wildly popular Encrypting Lots of Sensitive Data with Ruby (on Rails). At the end I said: Clearly, this screams for a plugin; w...