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I'm Attila. I'm a senior full-stack freelancer, an ex-Londoner who worked previously for @terracycle, @ubxd and @lastfm. My focus is on high quality output using agile development, Ruby/Rails and JS.

attilagyorffy.com

I'm Attila. I'm a senior full-stack freelancer, an ex-Londoner who worked previously for @terracycle, @ubxd and @lastfm. My focus is on high quality output using agile development, Ruby/Rails and JS.


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How to make NPM less noisy

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After I've started using npm to install my Node package dependencies, after using Bundler it felt extremely verbose, so much that it actually started to bother me. I had to find a way to make it shut the hell up and only talk to me when it's really necessary.…

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Using rbenv with fish

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Disclaimer: At the time of writing, additional configuration was required to get rbenv to work nicely with fish. Further work has been done since and today rbenv should work out of the box with fish without any further configuartion Now that we have a prett…

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Search the RubyGems API from within Alfred

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I use Alfred to quickly open applications on my Mac. Alfred 2 has introduced a very powerful feature called 'Workflows' (as part of its paid Powerpack feature) that allows us to make use the Alfred UI and hook into our favourite APIs. Being a Ruby developer I…

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Memory efficient Ubuntu VMs

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My primary desktop environment is based on Mac OS X (currently 10.9 Beta) but I use Ubuntu as my production server OS and occasionally I use it for Linux development as well. Having a memory efficient VM can be a huge win for multiple reasons: When running thr…

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Defragment all VMWare disk images

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I use VMWare Fusion as a hypervisor on Mac OS and I'm transitioning to a Vagrant based workflow since the Vagrant VMWare Fusion provider is out and it's looking all right so far. In preparation of turing the VMWare images into a Vagrant formatted box, I'd need…

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Installing Ruby on OS X 10.9 Mavericks using rbenv

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Even though Ruby comes preinstalled on OS X Mavericks, I do like to manage my Rubies with rbenv, so I decided to duplicate Ruby 2.0.0-p195 on my system. You might be shaking your head now: Yes, OS X comes with Ruby version 2.0.0-p195 preinstalled (as opposed t…