In order to run node apps on SmartOS, I have been creating SMF manifests in order to run them as services, which is much like using Upstart on Linux. With a manifest properly in place,…

  • SmartOS , SMF , node.js

I recently discovered that SmartOS includes a package for the zsh shell. I installed it with: $ pkgin install zsh Coming from a Linux background I attempted a chsh command, which failed since this command is…

  • SmartOS , zsh

Lately I’ve been less inclined to open a tool like gitk or SourceTree to inspect the commit graph of a repository. Some time ago I read about a technique to output the graph on…

  • git , command line

Ever since the SDForum panel on emerging languages I've been very intrigued by the Scala programming language but have not been able to invest some time in a project to try it out. I got…