A while back I made a post about “Cleaning up Capistrano Deployment Output”. It garnered positive feedback as it seems I wasn’t the only one that was annoyed with Capistrano’s verbose output while deploying, and wanted a more Heroku style minimalist output. I’ve recently extracted work I’ve been doing while helping to automate a lot [...]
There is a time and place for review, but code on the ground deserves respect.
A commitment to polyglotism was an intentional decision I made early in my career as a developer (so, earlier than now…). What did this (naively) mean at the time? I’m going to know all the languages, so when a problem arises that needs solving, I’ll solve it with the most perfect (obscure) technology choice. Achieving [...]
One year ago today, I loaded my family and everything we owned into a yellow moving truck and made the 15 hour trek across Kansas. Targeting a rental house we had never seen in person, and a state that my wife, who was 8 months pregnant at the time, remembered only from childhood memories. To [...]
This talk gives me butterflies in my gut and makes me realize I have done nothing… Love hearing war stories like this, lots of practical lessons…