DevNation 2014 – Brian Gollaher – Developing Applications for Red Hat Enterprise Linux


In this session, we’ll cover when developers should use Red Hat Enterprise Linux system tools, when they should use the Red Hat Developer Toolset, and when they should use Red Hat Software Collections. We’ll describe the developer tools for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and make recommendations in context, based on the type of application and the application life cycle. Well also explain the targeted audience for the native system tools and why they are not appropriate for all applications. Finally, we’ll explain and provide examples of the target audience for the Red Hat Developer Toolset and Red Hat Software Collections tools. Continue reading


More about DevNation:  DevNation 2014, was our inaugural open source, polyglot conference for application developers and maintainers. Learn about DevNation and view its many recorded sessions here.  DevNation 2015 will be in Boston, MA, USA, June 23-26, 2015.  Be sure to follow its status on www.devnation.org.



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For more information about Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other topics related to this article, visit one of these sites:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Program, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is now generally available.

 


Because Red Hatters are Rubyists too


If Ruby development is your thing, here at Red Hat we understand why. We make use of Ruby and Ruby on Rails in our products and provide a range of tools to get your Ruby applications up and running. Also, we offer you the opportunity to take your Ruby skills a little further, as we have projects you can get involved in.

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Read on to discover how we use Ruby in OpenShift by Red Hat®, our Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) portfolio that includes hosted, on-premise, and community offerings. Then see how we support your Ruby coding in Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, and with Red Hat Software Collections, helping you get your applications up and running in the cloud with OpenShift by Red Hat. Finally, you’ll find out how the OpenShift Origin project can use your Ruby skills, so you can contribute to this global, free software project. Continue reading

Red Hat Developer Toolset 3.0 and Software Collections 1.2 now in beta


Today, Red Hat is pleased to announce the beta availability of Red Hat Developer Toolset (DTS) 3.0 and Red Hat Software Collections (RHSCL) 1.2.

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New additions in this beta release include: Continue reading


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How to Create Dependent Software Collections


Are you fed up by enabling multiple collections, which are dependent on themselves? We were. For example, thermostat needs mongo, mongo needs v8.  Enabling them looks like:

scl enable thermostat1 mongodb24 v8314 bash

There another reason to use dependent collections:  when you are missing packages in a RHSCL collection and you want to add them. Obviously, we don’t plan to package everything because some packages have high maintenance costs or they are changing too fast even for two or three years of support.

Dependent collections have been available since RHSCL 1.1 and are supported by scl-utils-20131017 and higher. Continue reading


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Automated deployment of RPM-packaged django applications with Red Hat Software Collections


Introduction

There has been already two (first and second) guides which covered installing django using Red Hat Software Collections (RHSCL). While very popular, none of them went far enough to show a real world deployment example. This guide will try to provide full guidance together with sample project.

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For more information about Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other topics related to this article, visit one of these sites:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Program, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is now generally available.

 



For more information about Red Hat Software Collections or Red Hat Developer Toolset, visit developer.redhat.com/RHEL.