As a developer its not uncommon to juggle multiple servers that interact with each other during development. Ensuring that each server has the correct port set while working off of
localhost is a cumbersome and error prone issue.
port_map is a ruby utility that provides a simple and almost automatic solution to this problem.
Developers who use the terminal on a daily basis have a wealth of knowledge stored in their shell's history. It is not uncommon to need a lengthy command you used a while back. Thankfully shells provide a built in history and the functionality to reverse search through it via
As developers we are constantly learning tips, tricks and new ways to accomplish our work. We continue to accumulate these tips daily, but at the same time we potentially forget the less used but relevant ones. A system is presented that ensures that these tips are remembered.
Vanilla vim offers farily powerful searching capabilities within a buffer. It is possible to enhance vim's searching capabilities even further with vim plugins. Using several plugins, keymappings and settings, we can improve upon vim's search.
Do you define methods within your Rake tasks? You might want to reconsider that, or you're gonna have a bad time down the road. Walkthrough an example which illustrates a tricky gotcha and solutions to avoiding it.