Checklist for Setting Up a New Website

Things You Need

Renaming Columns in Rails

The proper way to rename a column in Rails is to generate a migration. This migration should be named ChangeOldColumnNameToNewColumnName.

Using GitHub Pages and Jekyll to Host Your Own Blog

Using GitHub pages to setup a flat-file blog is simple and straightforward.

Configuring OS X for Your First Rails Project

This post outlines a procedure to setup a new Mac for developing Rails projects. There are other ways to setup a Mac for developing your Rails app, but this method ensures that your Rails project is deployed using best practices.