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Removing most – not all! – gems on Windows using Powershell

We’ve started using bundle package to package all our gems prior to deployment. But before I push our code up to take care of this I need to clean down all the globally installed gems on each production machine. But … Continue reading

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How Etsy Helped us Deploy

A Checkered Past When our company was founded – long before the advent of GitHub or other cloud-based social coding hubs – we used to deploy our new code to the website by copying files over the network. And in … Continue reading

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Running Torquebox as a Windows Service

If you are planning on running Torquebox – the JRuby application server – as a Windows service then let me save you a bit of searching. The thing to remember is that Torquebox 2.x is – under the bonnet – … Continue reading

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MongoDB with ColdFusion – {“some”: “notes”}

I’ve been looking recently at using MongoDB in work. I have a potential ‘big’ project in mind that might benefit from a document collection system like Mongo, where reads are the rule and updates are the exception. Another use case … Continue reading

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Using MongoDB for capped collections on Windows

Note: Any commands at the Mongo console are prefixed with a > symbol – otherwise you can assume the command is entered at the command line under the /bin directory. Setting up your database: Download the MongoDB binaries and follow … Continue reading

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64bit Problems: IIS 7 with Coldfusion 9 on Win 2008

Today we had to install 64bit CF9 on Windows Server 2008 64bit running IIS 7. Even though the installation ran just fine, IIS was not configured with the correct ISAPI mappings to server CFM files. In fact it looks like … Continue reading

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