ASCII.IO is the simplest way to record your terminal and share the recordings with your fellow geeks. Simply record and upload your terminal session with single command, and ASCII.IO will play it back in your browser.
This is the source code of ascii.io website and JS player. If you're looking for ascii.io terminal recorder go here: sickill/ascii.io-cli
Below you'll find setup instructions in case you want to contribute, play with it on your local machine or setup your own instance for your organization.
1. Install dependencies
ascii.io site is a Ruby on Rails application. You need to have following dependencies installed:
Ruby 1.9.2+ (Ruby 1.9.3 is recommended)
gem install bundler
PostgreSQL 8+ with libpq development headers
sudo apt-get install postgresql libpq-devon Debian/Ubuntu
Also, for thumbnail generation you need following binaries:
sudo apt-get install tmuxon Debian/Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install bsdutilson Debian/Ubuntu
2. Get the source code
Clone git repository:
$ git clone git://github.com/sickill/ascii.io.git $ cd ascii.io
3. Prepare database config file
Copy config/database.yml.example to config/database.yml. Then set database/user/password to whatever you prefer.
If database specified in database.yml doesn't exist then the following setup task will create it (make sure database user is allowed to create new databases).
4. Setup the app
Following script will install gem dependencies and setup database:
5. Run Rails server
$ ./script/rails s
- Marcin Kulik (sickill)
- Michał Wróbel (sparrovv)