Fancy Terminal.app with `git branch` name and `git status` icons

@RyanStewart recently tweeted about using git on the command line. Ryan refers to a post by Railsdog, which offers a nice solution to see on which branch you are working in a given folder ( which contains a git repo ).

I took this approach one step further and added some nice colored icons that represent the status of the current git repo:

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Installing Ruby using RVM, Homebrew and Xcode 4.3.

My previous post on installing Ruby 1.9.2 in combination with Xcode 4.3 generated some interest. Since that writeup I did a fresh install of a Lion machine. So here is a follow up post. I think this is the better way to go.
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RVM + Ruby 1.9.2 + Xcode 4.3

Well, had a hard time today installing some gems.
I installed Xcode 4.3 yesterday ( with it’s command line tools ) and tried to build a little test app.

I wanted to load a little data into the test app so I decided to create a Sinatra app. An iOS app without some server interaction? Boring!
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Resources to pick up iOS development

A lot of people are trying to learn iOS development.
The learning curve is quite steep if you don’t have a Objective-C or C background. Mix that in with a learning a new IDE ( XCode ) and you have a recipe for failure.

A couple of iOS books

I want to give you a headstart with these books, all available on Safari ( O’Reilly’s online reading platform ).

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