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Creating spaceappschallenge.org

15 Apr 2013, 04:04 UTC
Creating spaceappschallenge.org
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It’s 4:39am and I’m staring at a blank screen. “Well, that’s just great,” I say to myself before making a quick edit and switching over to my command line prompt. $ git add . && git commit -m "Please let it work this time" $ fab deploy development I refresh my browser and see an [...]

It’s 4:39am and I’m staring at a blank screen.
“Well, that’s just great,” I say to myself before making a quick edit and switching over to my command line prompt.
$ git add . && git commit -m "Please let it work this time"
$ fab deploy development

I refresh my browser and see an image of the blue marble with 75 colorful icons and a slowly moving International Space Station sliding across the screen. Success. Issue ticket closed.
That’s been the story of my life, and the lives of the rest of the team behind spaceappschallenge.org, over the past few weeks as we prepared the site to go live, first as a soft launch on March 3rd, and later as a full rollout last week. We’ve spent a lot of time on the site and are really proud of the result.
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