Configure a Fresh Mac for Development
You have a fresh install of Mac OS X Catalina, and all the latest updates installed. Now you want to do some web development with Ruby on Rails.
I am writing this as a reference for myself, because I go through this process frequently.
Login to iCloud
Install Apps from App Store
Install Franz and Telegram
Install homebrew (which will also auto-install Apple’s “command line developer tools”) and some packages
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" brew install cmake libxml2 git hub asdf pinentry openssl libyaml libffi pkg-config autoconf readline coreutils
Install GnuPG using the GPG Suite, which provides a DMG based install, then:
echo "test" | gpg2 --clearsign git config --global user.signingkey BA3C3507 git config --global commit.gpgsign true git config --global gpg.program gpg2
Jetbrains Toolbox: https://www.jetbrains.com/toolbox-app/
Google backup and sync: https://www.google.com/drive/download/backup-and-sync/
Install the latest Postgres.app.
pboling’s (My) Dotfiles
git clone git://github.com/pboling/dotfiles ~/Documents/src/dotfiles ln -s $HOME/Documents/src/dotfiles ~/.dotfiles cd ~/.dotfiles rake install
NOTE: Quit and reopen iTerm to ensure all shells pickup the new paths, aliases, and other goodies.
asdf plugin-add ruby https://github.com/asdf-vm/asdf-ruby.git asdf install ruby 2.7.0 asdf global ruby 2.7.0
asdf plugin-add nodejs https://github.com/asdf-vm/asdf-nodejs.git bash ~/.asdf/plugins/nodejs/bin/import-release-team-keyring asdf install nodejs 12.11.1 asdf global nodejs 12.11.1
For yarn I did not use the
brew install because it would brew install other things, like
nodejs, which I have through
curl -o- -L https://yarnpkg.com/install.sh | bash
java, which prompts with a dialog that has a button “More Info” which takes you to a website where you can accept the license and download the Java
.dmg file. You need the JDK, not the JRE, if you intend to run java command-line based tools.
Unable to find any JVMs matching version "1.7". No Java runtime present, try --request to install. ∴ java No Java runtime present, requesting install.
Once downloaded, open the
.dmg (for me it was
jdk-13.0.2_osx-x64_bin) and install.
chmod 600 ~/.ssh/config chown $USER ~/.ssh/config
Install latest Postgres.app. I use the alternate installer on the downloads page that includes all supported versions (back to v9.4!)
If you get an error installing the
bundle config build.libxml-ruby --with-xml2-config=/usr/local/opt/libxml2/bin/xml2-config --with-xml2-dir=/usr/local/opt/libxml2 --with-xml2-lib=/usr/local/opt/libxml2/lib --with-xml2-include=/usr/local/opt/libxml2/include
If you use Postgres.app as I suggest above, and you are not using my dotfiles, then you will also need to add Postgress.app’s bin files to the
# Postgres.app Integration (for latest version) export PATH="/Applications/Postgres.app/Contents/Versions/latest/bin:$PATH"
If you get an error installing a mysql gem:
brew tap homebrew/services brew uninstall email@example.com brew install firstname.lastname@example.org brew services list brew services start email@example.com brew link firstname.lastname@example.org --force mysql -V bundle config build.mysql2 --with-ldflags=-L/usr/local/opt/openssl/lib --with-cppflags=-I/usr/local/opt/openssl/include bundle install
You may need to run compaudit and fix some directory permissions.
zsh compinit: insecure directories, run compaudit for list. Ignore insecure directories and continue [y] or abort compinit [n]? y /Users/pboling/.zshrc:12: command not found: rbenv $ compaudit $ sudo chmod g-w /usr/local/share/zsh/site-functions $ sudo chmod g-w /usr/local/share/zsh
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