A repeatable, documented, decomposable, shareable and iterative OSX (ruby) development environment
Pivotal Workstation automates the process of installing common applications such as Google Chrome, Firefox, homebrew, and RubyMine. Pivotal Workstation also sets OSX preferences such as dock hiding or key repeat rate. Finally, Pivotal Workstation configures command line tools such as git and ssh.
mkdir ~/cookbooks cd ~/cookbooks git clone https://github.com/pivotal/pivotal_workstation git clone https://github.com/opscode-cookbooks/dmg cat > ~/soloistrc <<EOF cookbook_paths: - cookbooks recipes: - pivotal_workstation::meta_osx_base - pivotal_workstation::meta_osx_development - pivotal_workstation::meta_ruby_development EOF gem install soloist soloist
You may want to change the default applications or preferences. For example, you might want to install only Chrome and Sublime Text. In that case, your
soloistrc would look like this:
cookbook_paths: - cookbooks recipes: - pivotal_workstation::chrome - pivotal_workstation::sublime_text
There are two online tools you can use to generate
This is the easiest way to get started, and it only involves cutting-and-pasting one line. Many thanks to Tom Hallett.
Soloistrc Builder can be pointed at any cookbook and will help you build a soloistrc. Many thanks to Winston Teo.
Traditionally, Pivotal Labs relied on imaging workstations from a gold master image which was updated as time allowed. Pivotal Workstation creates a development environment with almost no effort. See the recipes folder for a complete list of possible recipes for your
Many recipes require homebrew. Other recipes will overwrite your
chef-solo runs as root and may make system-wide changes.
- Fork the project
- Make your feature addition or bug fix
- Send me a pull request; bonus points for topic branches
- If you submit several recipes, break them into several pull requests
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