We spent the last couple of weeks automating the infrastructure of
practicingruby.com with Chef and writing an article about it. Each
month Practicing Ruby publishes a Ruby-related article and I thought
it would be cool to contribute something about treating
"infrastructure as code".
As a result, I’ve developed a Chef cookbook  that fully automates
the process of setting up an environment that can run the Practicing
Ruby Rails app. The final article  was a collaboration between me
and Gregory Brown, who is the owner of Practicing Ruby and author of
the O’Reilly book “Ruby Best Practices”.
This project was exhausting but also very rewarding. I hope you like
Nathen: Drop me a line if you think this article could be used for
#learnchef or similar efforts. Gregory is fine with sharing the direct