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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...

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...