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Adding LinkedIn Share Support to Octopress

I was looking for a plugin or an include to easily add LinkedIn support to the share options for my posts. A quick Google search came up dry, so I figured I’d just roll my own. In order to acco...

First Royalty Statement

Just a quick update on Redmine Plugin Extension and Development. I received my first royalty statement today, which basically just indicates that not enough books have sold to exceed the advance I ...

Subversion + Ruby on Heroku via Buildpacks

Back in 2012, I wrote a post about Redmine and Subversion on Heroku that involved some funky hacks in order to build a working svn binary that could be uploaded as part of your Git payload. This c...

Troubleshooting a Mongoid Connection Issue

I’ve been struggling with an issue for a while now regarding Mongoid connections just freezing when the host is not on localhost. I’ve tried posting this on stack overflow and GitHub, but haven’t r...

Accessing a running process' STDOUT

I’m currently doing a lot of scripting at work. Although the primary environment is Windows, I have to manage some Linux processes as well. One example is a series of PowerShell scripts I’ve writt...

Redmine Plugin Extension and Development: Published!!!

Well, it’s official. The journey I began over six months ago has finally come to an end, and Redmine Plugin Extension and Development has officially been published :) I plan on doing a “post-mor...

Production Timeline

Well, it’s been a long (longer than anticipated) journey, but Redmine Plugin Extension and Development (code number 8748OS) is in the final stages of production. Since I wanted to share a bit more...

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...