• 30 Jun 2011

    Harvest is hiring!

    Earlier this year I left agency life, which I had been in for over a decade, to join a product company called <a href="http://getharvest.com">Harvest</a>. It's a completely different world. One where deadlines are determined by custome... (continued)


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  • 28 Jan 2011

    Fliqlo clock screensaver for OS X

    I ran across this awesome old flip style clock screensaver a couple of years ago but it wasn't updated to work with recent versions of OS X sadly. However today I saw a link to it saying it had been updated to work with 10.6. Bravo! ... (continued)


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  • 16 Jan 2011

    New Year, New Site facelift

    I've finally given the site a facelift. I've wanted to change it for some time. Before the site was just the blog. That seemed a little lame. First, I don't blog all the time. I work on projects and launch them. So the focus needed to ... (continued)


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  • 16 Jan 2011

    Barefoot is hiring another Rails developer

    Barefoot is hiring another Rails developer, looking for someone with some solid Ruby and backend modeling skills. The team has been busy working on a couple of larger projects lately and we need someone that knows there way around test... (continued)


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  • 16 Jan 2011

    Recent software and tool changes

    I love going through and deleting things, whether it is emails, SMS messages, or old software that I will never use again. I just did this with some software. Today was a replacement day, not just that I don't use the tools anymore. ... (continued)


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  • 6 Feb 2010

    Barefoot hiring a Rails developer

    We're looking to add to our team again. If you are passionate about Ruby and Rails, come <a href="http://bit.ly/9pOZUi">join me</a> and the team.


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  • 4 Sep 2009

    Rails and undefined method 'manage_gems'

    Going through the update process today on a site built over a year ago. It had an older version of Rails frozen and I was simply trying to update to a newer version of the gem. <p>Issuing the <i>rake rails:freeze:gems</i> command didn... (continued)


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  • 20 Jul 2009

    Speaking tonight about git and Github

    I'll be giving a presentation on Git and Github tonight at the local Web professionals meeting.Details here: <a href='http://www.screamingmonkeys.org/'>http://www.screamingmonkeys.org/</a>Join us if you are here. We'll start off on beg... (continued)


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  • 4 Apr 2009

    Mickey's receives more awards

    I've been fortunate enough to work on the Mickey's beer site for three years now. And each year the pieces we add on are recognized and awarded. This year was no exception. The <a href='http://www.mickeys.com'>Mickey's site</a> receive... (continued)


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  • 20 Mar 2009

    Import Typepad posts into Rails using Rake

    A client at <a href='http://www.thinkbarefoot.com'>Barefoot</a> wanted to preserve their old Typepad blog posts in the new site we were building for them in Rails. I figured this might be a common task that others go through, so I wrot... (continued)


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  • 5 Mar 2009

    Capistrano deploy of non-Rails sites on Media Temple Grid ServersIIwas

    I was tasked with moving a CakePHP based site from Dreamhost to a Grid Server at MediaTemple, and while doing so thought it would be a good time to get the site into Git and deploy with Capistrano. Turned out to be a little bit of head... (continued)


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  • 25 Feb 2009

    Rails delete_all and autoincrement

    More of a note to self, but others may benefit.Keep in mind when doing a delete_all on your model to empty the table, that you may want to reset the auto_increment value if you are using mySQL. Reason being, if you are completely reloa... (continued)


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  • 14 Jan 2009

    keeping track of daily goals and time

    I'm a wannabe <a href='http://www.43folders.com/2004/09/08/getting-started-with-getting-things-done'>GTD</a> geek (http://www.43folders.com/2004/09/08/getting-started-with-getting-things-done), trying to make todo lists and stay organi... (continued)


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  • 17 Dec 2008

    Riding Rails: Introducing Rails Metal

    Rails Edge introduces Rails Metal, based on Rack. Think of it as a way to bypass the Rails framework on certain requests. DHH gives the example of the Campfire chat application. I'm thinking about Flash Remoting (AMF). No reason to rea... (continued)


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  • 17 Dec 2008

    Changing Git History

    Scott Chacon has posted an entry using the new Github pages on how to edit commit messages in Git. Really handy and not necessarily the most intuitive thing. Great to have instruction. schacon FTW!By the way, the new Jeckyll based Gith... (continued)


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  • 16 Dec 2008

    The Yawn Explained: It Cools Your Brain : Discovery News

    Little things like this fascinate me. So, I must be confusing having a hot head for being bored. Odd.<a href='http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2008/12/15/yawn-brain-head.html'>The Yawn Explained: It Cools Your Brain : Discovery News</a>.


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  • 3 Dec 2008

    Barefoot is looking for a Senior Application Developer: Rails

    Barefoot is looking to add another member to the team. Posting on 37Signals job board below:<a href='http://jobs.37signals.com/jobs/4655'>Barefoot is looking for a Senior Application Developer: Rails</a>.


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  • 2 Dec 2008

    Fort Wayne to get an Apple store?

    Could Fort Wayne actually get an Apple store? If we get one will it be supported?<a href='http://www.ifoapplestore.com/db/2008/06/01/second-indiana-store-finalized/'>ifoAppleStore: news and information about Apple Inc.’s retail stores</a>


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  • 1 Dec 2008

    Why Git is Better Than X

    Scott Chacon posts quick info site regarding Git and how it compares to other SCMs:<a href='http://whygitisbetterthanx.com/'>Why Git is Better Than X</a>.


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