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May 31

Ubuntu 12.10 Rails/Node VirtualBox Install

Git + Heroku + Node.js + PostgreSQL + Rails + Ruby + VirtualBox · 6 Comments

This post is more a personal memoir than a tutorial designed for public consumption, but this worked for me installing and configuring an Ubuntu 12.10 virtual machine from scratch on VirtualBox (which is my weapon of choice for VMs). The purpose is to develop Rails and Node.js applications managed through GitHub and deployed to Heroku.

HerokuGitHubUbuntuNode.js
VirtualBox

PosGreSQL
Ruby on Rails


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Nov 15

Ubuntu 11.10 Node.js Heroku PG Install

Git + Heroku + Node.js + PostgreSQL + Ruby + Serious + Ubuntu · No Comments

This post is more a personal memoir than a tutorial designed for public consumption but this worked for me installing a virtual machine from scratch on VirtualBox. The purpose is to develop Node.js applications that are deployed to Heroku. Continue reading »

Oct 31

Been aware of the movement for a while now. This bro takes the cake.

Oct 27

The things you can do in CSS3 are pretty incredible. Here are a few links to some amazing projects

Apr 29

I may be alone here, but I realllly struggled with the idea of a Facebook app being different from the website that houses that app, so I’m making a note for future reference.

The Situation

When you make a web application (in my case RunWithUs) that you wish to provide Facebook integration for, I assume, like me, most people create an “app” on Facebook. They use the generated API ID, App Key, and App Secret to allow for integrated communication between the website and  Facebook. I have had no problems with this and, in fact, the Facebook API is pretty incredible. Continue reading »

Apr 24

About The Site

Website Launched + Welcome · 3 Comments

Who are you?

Hi. My name is Macklin Chaffee. I am a 2009 graduate of Williams College with a bachelors in Computer Science. See happy college grad to the right.

Why is this happening?

Glad you asked. After a summer of turmoil regarding my life’s direction, a few surprises, and an “aha” moment, I found myself in New Zealand, pursuing my collegiate sport of running to whatever end I could manage. They say you’re only young once. or only live once. or something. Continue reading »

WTF is this?

This is my little space in which to play. I ramble about what it's like to...
· Run a 3:57 Mile | 3:39 1500m.
· Build sweet websites.
· Live in Wellington, NZ
  Charlottesville, VA
  Santa Cruz, CA
  Boulder, CO.
· be convicted of grammar crimes.
If you're intrigued...
This is what to expect.