How I install and configure Docker for my Mac via Homebrew

This is the best way I can come up with to install Docker on my Mac. I never liked manually downloading the “.dmg” file and then moving it to the Applications directory. I will be sharing in this post how I installed it via Homebrew while also configuring bash completion for Docker.

How I redirected all the web traffic for my old domain to the new one

I recently decided to change the domain name of my personal website from emmanuelcorrales.com to emcorrales.com because it is shorter and easier to remember. I don’t want visitors of emmanuelcorrales.com to receive a 404 Not Found or any other error so I redirected all the traffic to emcorrales.com. In this article I’ll be sharing the steps I took to accomplish this.

Apache: Setup a virtual host on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

This guide is about setting up a virtual host on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Apache as the web server. We’ll assume that we want to host a simple site where the domain name will be example.com.

Ruby on Rails: Capistrano for easy deployment and configuration to Ubuntu with Nginx and Puma

Capistrano is a tool written in ruby to automate the deployment of multiple versions of an application. In this post I’ll demonstrate how to use Capistrano to deploy and configure a Rails app to an Ubuntu Server with Nginx and Puma.

Speed up MySQL database operations on Ubuntu by using the RAM Disk

I’ve been working on a project that requires a MySQL database. Everytime I pull changes from the repository, I have to run the migrations and seed the database. The seeders contain thousands of rows of data and it takes almost an hour to finish. A colleague of mine noticed this and taught me a nice trick to speed up the database operations and that is to use the RAM disk which I’ll be sharing in this post.