Installing Elixir on OS X Mavericks from the terminal

This is a very short post on how to quickly install Elixir on your Mac. I personally use homebrew package manager, because it just makes your life easier. In order to install elixir you need to install Erlang first. You can easily do this by running the following command in your terminal. brew install erlang Verify that the installation was successful by login into the Erlang terminal. erl You should see something like this: Erlang R16B03-1 (erts-5.10.4) ...
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Get rid of Heartbleed in Mavericks for Ruby development

For the past three weeks I was AFK so I got the news about the heartbleed bug but didn’t get to do anything about it. Today I finally got back and decided to start by fixing it on my development machine. Here are the steps I followed in case you want to do the same. First you need to make sure you are using versions 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f from openssl toolkit. You can check the version by running. openssl...
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Configure Mutt with Gmail in OS X

I moved from having an open Gmail tab on my browser to use mutt. I simply want to give it a try because I love being on the terminal and the solarized theme. In order to get everything setup I followded Steve Losh’s blog post so I’m not going to repeat everything that he already explained so well and in such detail. The few things I will cover in this post are related to the issues that I had...
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PaulPaulito

There isn’t much to say about this site but the fact they are some sort of scam. Avoid PaulPaulito.com unless you are interested in loosing some money. Back in November 2013 I applied for PaulPaulito.com’s Gold Subscription. I was thinking about getting a LPI certification and they seemed like a good choice. The quality of their videos didn’t really impressed me but I like to learn at my own pace and the fact that you could also do practice...
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