Installing ColdFusion 9 on MacOSX with Apache : Broken Apache Config

On January 22, 2010, in ColdFusion, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I had to re-install ColdFusion 9 on my MacOS today and having installed CF approx. a million times before, I thought it would only take few minutes. Here is what I did :- 1) Went to /Applications/ -> Moved existing “ColdFusion 9” folder to Trash. 2) Ran the CF Installer and everything went well. But […]

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Installing RoR

On April 4, 2009, in Mac, RoR, by Anuj Gakhar

So, last night, I thought of installing RoR on my Mac. Luckily, on Leopard, Ruby and Rails are pre-installed along with some other RubyGems. Out of the box, you get Ruby version 1.8.6 and Rails version 1.2.6, the latest stable releases at the time Leopard shipped. Ruby releases are few and far between (it’s still […]

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Flex Builder Shortcuts for MacOS

On March 30, 2009, in Flex Builder, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

Elad Elrom has compiled a pretty useful list of Flex Builder shortcuts for Mac users. You can grab the PDF version here. To me, this is something I could use on a daily basis. Thanks Elad.

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Talk to your Mac

On March 19, 2009, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I just read this very interesting article on how can you set up some commands to talk to your Mac. I didnt know this was possible.  I am going to try this as soon as I get home (I dont get to use my Mac at work 🙁 ) By the way, I am a […]

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Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual

On February 1, 2009, in Mac, Books, by Anuj Gakhar

So, after being a MAC user for over 6 months, I finally decided to brush up my Mac skills . Till now, I have only been using some basic things like Firefox, Safari, iTunes, Eclipse, CF, SVN, and other basic stuff. Now, I want to go one step ahead and dive into the real power […]

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How to edit httpd.conf on MacOS

On January 19, 2009, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I know this is an easy one for most of you out there but not so easy for me! I am a relatively new Mac user and everytime I want to make some changes to my Apache configuration file, I open Finder and go to /etc/apache2/httpd.conf , open it with TextEdit or TextWrangler and make […]

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Setting up Subversion client on Mac

On October 16, 2008, in Subversion, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

As the title says, I was trying to setup my Mac with a Subversion client. Althought I have been using Mac for a few months now, I always jump into my Windows VM to do certain things and this was one of them (purely because I like TortoiseSVN). However, today, I decided to setup Mac […]

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Migrating emails from Outlook to Mac

On May 26, 2008, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I was trying to transfer all my emails (keeping the folder structure intact) from Outlook (on Windows) to Mac. I decided to go with Thunderbird as my email client on Mac (the 3 contestants were Mail, Entourage and Thunderbird). To my surprise, it was not the most straight forward thing to transfer emails over (as […]

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Early Days with my Mac

On May 17, 2008, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

As stated in my earlier post, I have got myself a Mac recently. There was no real reason for me to do so, but I just wanted to go ahead and try it and I had also heard some good things about it from a few people, so I thought lets get one then! Before […]

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MacBook Pro on its way!

On April 22, 2008, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I cant wait to get my macbook pro. Apparently, it has been shipped and should be with me before the weekend. This will be my first ever non-windows expereince and I am getting ready for the adventure. I realize the migration from Windows to Mac is not an easy one and there will be some […]

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