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Test-driven provisioning with Chef

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Chef is a killer tool for automating and testing your software stack. In this post I’d like to demonstrate our method of TDD’ing our infrastructure.

Smalltalk Best Practice Patterns

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I was recently asked by a friend about which programming books I’ve found most useful over the years. I’ve read a lot of software development books but one o...

Downgrading a PECL extension

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I recently upgraded the Mongo PECL extension that a project depended upon, only to get hit with a load of Segfaults on OSX. I had used the pecl upgrade mongo...