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Came here with a similar intent to Kraig.
The below gist tracks my changes to Ryan's code that make this project Rails 4.2 + RSpec 3.2 friendly.
I came here to share the same fix as given by others. I ended up renaming my authorize method to "check_authorization" and renamed my allow, allow? etc... methods to authorize, authorize? etc...
this might help you out https://github.com/j10io/sample_capistrano_app/ it's based on this tutorial as well as the comments in this thread.
No, cap deploy doesn't flush the db when you redeploy.
Suggest setting up a $5 per month instance on www.digitalocean.com and creating a test application so you can experiment.
As of time of posting, 7th April 2012 ,tutorial still works fantastically on Ubuntu 12.10.
A few updates:
listen [::]:80 default_server