X Server on Windows using Xming

I have been exploring the use of virtual machine images for web applications recently, and found a tension between easy development (which realistically requires a GUI these days) and small, efficient deployment. So, after years of separation, I find myself back at the point of using X Windows to run “remote” applications using the display, …

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Ruby, Sinatra, Dreamhost, Haml, git – a smooth web app workflow … eventually

I have spent many years developing web applications in Java for corporate clients. During that time I have used a wide range of frameworks, APIs and other useful stuff. I have written my own versions (sometimes several) of many of these components, learned the tools well, and become very productive and effective. However, it has …

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