Laptop is a shell script that turns your Mac OS X laptop into an awesome development machine and uses rbenv instead of rvm.
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Laptop

Laptop is a script to set up a Mac OS X laptop for Rails development.

Requirements

  1. Install a C compiler.

Use OS X GCC Installer for Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6).

Use Command Line Tools for XCode for Lion (OS X 10.7) or Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8).

  1. Set zsh as your login shell.

    chsh -s /bin/zsh

Install

Run the script:

zsh < <(curl -s https://raw.github.com/thoughtbot/laptop/master/mac)

What it sets up

  • Ack for finding things in files
  • Bundler gem for managing Ruby libraries
  • Foreman gem for serving Rails apps locally
  • Heroku Toolbelt for interacting with the Heroku API
  • Heroku Config plugin for local ENV variables
  • Homebrew for managing operating system libraries
  • ImageMagick for cropping and resizing images
  • Qt for headless JavaScript testing via Capybara Webkit
  • Watch for periodically executing a program and displaying the output
  • Rails gem for writing web applications
  • Redis for storing key-value data
  • Ruby stable for writing general-purpose code
  • rbenv for managing versions of the Ruby programming language
  • SSH public key for authenticating with Github and Heroku
  • Tmux for saving project state and switching between projects

It should take less than 15 minutes to install (depends on your machine).

Credits

thoughtbot

Laptop is maintained and funded by thoughtbot, inc. The names and logos for thoughtbot are trademarks of thoughtbot, inc.

Thank you, contributors!

License

Laptop is © 2011-2012 thoughtbot, inc. It is free software, and may be redistributed under the terms specified in the LICENSE file.