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Checkout a new working branch

 git checkout -b <branchname>

Make Changes

 git add
 git commit -m "description of changes"

Sync with remote

tmcgilchrist / gist:1271716
Created Oct 8, 2011
Personal Mercurial Workflow
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Mercurial Workflow

Clone -> Edit -> Commit -> Push -> Update

hg clone        => Clone a remote repo

hg clone project_dir new_changes_dir      => Clone a local repo

hg commit -m "Message"                    => Commit locally changed files.
tmcgilchrist / gist:1271705
Created Oct 8, 2011
Personal Git Workflow
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Git Workflow

Basic workflow I've been following, inspired by the RailsTutorial website.

Branch -> Edit -> Commit -> Merge -> Push

git init        => Create a new repository in the current directory

git add         => Add file to current changeset.
tmcgilchrist / gist:1103621
Created Jul 25, 2011
Rails 3 Setup for Oracle 10g XE
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Notes on Setting up Oracle 10g XE with Rails

Capturing my notes about setting up an Oracle 10g XE / Rails environment for development work. Tested using the following versions, others may work as well:

  1. Ubuntu 11.04
  2. Ruby 1.9.2
  3. Rails 3
  4. Oracle 10 XE
tmcgilchrist / gist:1026467
Created Jun 15, 2011
Installing pg gem on Snow Leopard
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Install pg gem on Snow Leopard for PostgreSQL 9.
Run the following commands.
sudo port install postgresql90-server -universal
gem install pg -- --with-pg-config=/opt/local/lib/postgresql90/bin/pg_config
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# 30 minutes Lisp in Ruby
# Hong Minhee <>
# This Lisp implementation does not provide a s-expression reader.
# Instead, it uses Ruby syntax like following code:
# [:def, :factorial,
# [:lambda, [:n],
# [:if, [:"=", :n, 1],
# 1,
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