Tag Archives: SSH

EC2 CLI for SSH connections

If you have read my previous posts, somehow, I always end up bringing up AWS. Although it is not the only service I use nor am I in any way related to it, I do use it very often. Often enough that I might spend a few hours putting something together that can save me […]


Universal automation and deployment tool written in JavaScript.

via shipitjs/shipit · GitHub.

Shipit is an automation engine and a deployment tool written for node / iojs.

Shipit was built to be a Capistrano alternative for people who don’t know ruby, or who experienced some issues with it. If you want to write tasks in JavaScript and enjoy the node ecosystem, Shipit is also for you.

You can automate anything with Shipit but most of the time you will want to deploy your project using the Shipit deploy task.


Full JavaScript (all npm package availables)
Task flow based on orchestrator (gulp core)

Login and interactive SSH commands
Easily extendable

Remove sensitive data

Click to Read: Some day you or a collaborator may accidentally commit sensitive data, such as a password or SSH key, into a Git repository. Although you can remove the file from the latest commit with git rm, the file will still exist in the repository’s history. Fortunately, there are other tools that can entirely remove unwanted files from a repository’s history. This article will explain how to use two of them: git filter-branch and theBFG Repo-Cleaner.

Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment.

Click to Read: Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks.