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Laptop is a shell script that turns your Mac OS X laptop into an awesome development machine.

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Laptop

Laptop is a script to set up your Max OS X laptop as a Rails development machine.

Requirements

  • C compiler, such as GCC, LLVM, or Clang.

Download a compiler from OS X GCC Installer if you're on Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) or Command Line Tools for XCode if you're on Lion (OS X 10.7) or Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8).

Install

Run the script:

curl -s https://raw.github.com/natebird/laptop/master/mac | sh

What it sets up

  • SSH public key (for authenticating with services like Github and Heroku)
  • Homebrew (for managing operating system libraries)
  • Ack (for finding things in files)
  • Postgres (for storing relational data)
  • ImageMagick (for cropping and resizing images)
  • rbenv (for managing versions of the Ruby programming language)
  • Ruby language (for writing general-purpose code)
  • Bundler gem (for managing Ruby libraries)
  • Rails gem (for writing web applications)
  • Heroku gem (for interacting with the Heroku API)
  • Taps gem (for pushing and pulling SQL databases between environments)
  • Postgres gem (for making Ruby talk to SQL databases)

It should take about 20 minutes for everything to install, depending on your machine.

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