I recently turned my github activity graph into an 8-bit looking DNA spiral! By setting GIT_AUTHOR_DATE and GIT_COMMITTER_DATE it is possible to log a commit at any point in time. The tool I wrote allows you to draw a pattern … Continue reading
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My first boss taught me there are two types of programmers: pluggers and rock stars. It was the late 90’s, and programming talent was in high demand. I was the young gun they brought in. A plugger would not have … Continue reading
I don’t always test my code, but when I do, I do it in Production.
AngularJS makes everything else look obsolete. I’m looking at you Backbone and Ember… It is one of those things where in hindsight the approach appears obvious because it is so elegant. However it took the web a good 15 years … Continue reading
New blog theme was launched tonight! The theme name is Brunelleschi, by Kit MacAllister. He’s also from Portland. Here’s what I love about the theme – it uses Responsive Design. For a demonstration of what Responsive Design is, try re-sizing … Continue reading
This was a reality for me and a co-worker for over one year. Note the plunger and the chains on the walls. This was more of a ‘lab’, my desk was outside this room, but we used to lovingly refer … Continue reading
Take the song “Here Comes Santa Clause”, and instead sing “Here comes Cent-OS”. Here comes CentOS! Here comes CentOS! Right down CentOS Lane! Linus and Stallman and all their c-code, making up the brains, Files are loading, packets pinging, All … Continue reading