Roboparts: configuring the Rails framework

Over the weekend I completed version 0.6 of my gem, roboparts. Roboparts is a command line tool that piggybacks on the Rails engine to create »

Link: False Hustle

http://jeffarchibald.ca/false-hustle/ This is a great article that hits home for me. It's easy to justify administrative tasks as Getting Things Done, when really »

Happy new year!

Hey everyone! It's a little late, but Happy New Year. Nothing too technical in this post, but I'd like to go over some of my goals »

Hub for a better GitHub experience

I recently installed Hub, a command line wrapper for git that pairs nicely with GitHub. Hub makes it easier to fetch repositories, navigate project pages and »

Setting up multiple server blocks in nginx

One of the good (and bad) things about moving from shared hosting to a VPS is that I have full control over server settings. It might »

Automating CSV parsing with Ruby

Part of my day job involves designing and sending out email campaigns for various customers. On the whole it's a pretty painless job, with one sticking »

Link: Rails Rumble Gem Teardown

Rails Rumble Gem Teardown This is a great resource for learning what people are using to quickly get their apps ready for their 48 hour hackathons »

Moving around in Vim

Happy Friday! Today I'll touch on a major pain point for people first starting to learn Vim: navigating file structures! Let's get started. Splits One of »