I hate monolithic software. It causes so many problems when trying to be fast and agile when refactoring or rolling out new features. Just like the single responsibility principle in SOLID, I like clean separation of project concerns too. This leads me down a path of having multiple Git repositories, which in itself isn’t an … Continue Reading »
The tutorial below starts with a traditional web-app written in Backbone and Ruby on Rails (RoR).
It’s funny how far we’ve come in such little time, throwing around phrases like “traditional”.
Well it turns out that Vimium has built in support for keyboard navigation of links. Just hit “f” to open in the current window for “F” to open in a new tab. That’s one less plugin I need.
Since switching to Vim and working on accessibility related projects, I’ve become very comfortable using just the keyboard. Not only comfortable, but efficient as well. In order to get the Vim feel along with the requirements of surfing the web (you know, follow hyperlinks and such), I’ve been running with the following plugins with Chrome: … Continue Reading »
Somewhat predictably, I rely on a Macbook Pro for work and play. I did Linux-on-the-desktop for years and years, before I finally got bored of the constant round of customisation, kernel recompilation, drivers and things just-not-quite-working, and made the shift to OS X. I’ve never regretted it! Virtualisation takes care of the need to run Linux occasionally. I … Continue Reading »
The great thing about twitter is how easy it is to personally connect with a company and get a response. A problem is that company can reach back at you, and try to sell you something whether or not you asked for it. For example, this conversation I just had with a local ski resort. … Continue Reading »
I’m still a new RubyMine user after deciding to purchase a license back in September. I was a full time Vim user before that so I wasn’t sure how the transition back to an “IDE” would go. There are pros and cons that I won’t go into, but if I had to pick a Ruby … Continue Reading »
You don’t find too many Hyper Extension machines in home gyms, but my posterior chain is a known weak spot for me and since my theme so far is “work your weakness”, I needed to add one. I’ve tried the DIY route using plans around the internet but it didn’t work out well, I thought maybe I … Continue Reading »
I had a goal of at least writing one blog post a week. I have failed, miserably. I have a couple that are “pending”, but I never finished them. I’ll see if I can fix that.
Every once in a while I make it rain props on Fitocracy. jQuery(“.give_prop”).click(); My Fitocracy Profile