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Final Rewrites Over 50% Done

This is just a quick post to update everyone that chapters 1, 2 and 3 of Redmine Plugin Extension and Development have been submitted to Packt with final revisions. Chapter 8 as well as the Appendi...

First Round of Rewrites Completed!

This is just a quick update that I’ve finally finished the first round of rewrites for the upcoming Redmine Plugin Extension and Development book. The issue I was struggling with was little more t...

My First Book: Almost Ready for Production

For the last 4 months I’ve been working with Packt Publishing on a book about Redmine plugin extension and development. Although it likely won’t be ready until February 2014, the book is now ava...

Developer Braindump: Warcraft

In an effort to centralize some articles about how some classic games were devloped, I’ve collected the various parts of Patrick Wyatt’s blog series about the initial development of Warcraft. Plea...

Fetching Changesets in Redmine from Heroku using Subversion

[NOTE: The method described below should still work, but it’s much easier to just use a Heroku buildpack (see this post for details)] I manage my open source and contract development projects usin...

Developer Braindump: Tony Tough and the Night of the Roasted Moths

The ScummVM project recently added support for Tony Tough and the Night of the Roasted Moths. The original developer, Giovanni Bajo appeared on the scummvm-devel mailing list and offered some insi...

Disable Hot Corner Hover in Linux Mint

UPDATE For Linux Mint 16, the hotCorner settings have been moved to /usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/hotCorner.js. I use Synergy on all my computers to share a common mouse and keyboard, but I’ve found t...

Fixing Broken Sudo

This is pretty much a transcription of http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/fixsudo, which is just such a good article I wanted to keep a copy for reference. How does sudo work? The way that Ubuntu h...

Install Latest MongoDB in Ubuntu

A couple projects I work on use MongoDB as the database, and I’m generally not satisfied to use the (often outdated) version that ships with Ubuntu. As a result, I wrote this script to automate fe...

Keeping Pry Breakpoints out of Git

My Ruby workflow as of late has almost always contained Git for version control, and Pry for debugging. Although it’s extremely convenient during development to add a quick breakpoint using bindin...