September 30, 2011 // Adam Dorsey
POW made my life happy again
We recently started using POW, a zero-config Rack server for Mac OS X, developed by the fine folks at 37 Signals. By far the most painful part of Rails local development is setting up machines for developers. POW makes this super-easy.
From the POW website...
Convention trumps configuration. Don’t let tedious configuration get in the way of building great apps. With Pow, there are no preference panes to install. No Apache configuration files to update. And Pow eliminates the need to edit /etc/hosts. To get a Rack app running, just type a single command.
If your a Rails developer, and you develop locally on OSX (Is there anything else?) you need to try POW.