.Dd September 18, 2006 .Dt CAP 1 .Os .Sh NAME .Nm cap .Nd Ruby on Rails web applications deployment utility .Sh SYNOPSIS .Nm cap .Op options .Ar args .Nm capify .Op options .Ar args .Sh DESCRIPTION .Nm Capistrano is a utility for deploying web applications would be akin to saying that computers are machines that let you type school papers. It's a gross understatement. .Nm Capistrano is actually capable of doing far, far more than just deploying web apps. However, because deployment of web apps is what .Nm Capistrano was originally created for, this manual will focus on that, and then spend a little time at the end showing some of the other possibilities. .Pp For more information about the .Nm cap and .Nm capify commands you can use their .Fl -h flag. There is also online documentation available at "http://manuals.rubyonrails.com/read/chapter/97". .Sh SEE ALSO .Xr rails 1 .Xr ruby 1 .Sh HISTORY Capistrano was originally called SwitchTower. The name was changed in March 2006 in response to a trademark conflict. .Sh AUTHORS Capistrano was created by .An Jamis Buck Aq firstname.lastname@example.org and .An David Heinemeier Hansson Aq email@example.com .