who we are Dimitris Tsironis Founder at Geembo, UI designer & huge geek, who loves good design and french fries, as much as good indentation in a stylesheet. Follow him @tsironakos and @geemboHQ Dr. John Pagonis Dr. John Pagonis is onto something with Missum these days. You can follow him at @JohnPagonis and @MissumApp
WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? deploys can be a real mess mistakes could happen very easily you don’t mess with the production you’re actually delaying bug fixes, new features etc.
one-click deploys! (well, almost)
is a language agnostic tool for remote application administration tasks provisioning of infrastructure better handled with other tools, eg. Chef, Puppet, Babushka it fits well with deploying web-apps heavily used by Rails community it’s for sysadmins and devops guys
how it works under the bonnet
philosophy it runs on your computer connects to the server over ssh there is no Capistrano server or sth like that automates the tasks you would manually do with command-line
philosophy part ii uses a Ruby-based DSL for task automation there are already ready-to-use tasks cap shell oﬀers an interactive prompt for adhoc commands cap shell sessions are cached and can be reused
built-in tasks It ships with plenty of stuﬀ, by default