Using Chef to automate a Rails dev environment
Published 2013-05-14 by Jochen Lillich
In his blog post “Chef Cookbooks for Busy Ruby Developers”, Huiming Teo announces two Chef cookbooks that make setting up a Ruby on Rails development environment easier and quicker:
Since they run with Chef Solo, the cookbooks don’t require a Chef server.
Huiming’s cookbooks are a great example how automation can be very effective even for small installations. We’re busy building something similar for our freistilbox hosting platform.
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