I had issues installing Postgres with the instructions in this Railscast. However I was able to get postgres running on my project with http://postgresapp.com/ and http://inductionapp.com/ (Hat tip to this stackoverflow thread).
- Download & install Postgres.app (documentation) Make sure to install in
- Update your
In my case I added the following to ~/.bash_profile
Check that Postgres.app is being loaded
$ which psql /Applications/Postgres.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/psql