A man writing in a notebook

Losing Old Comments

I like the comments people leave on my site. They’ve led to some great discussions. The best part of comments has been that the conversation often starts there, but they lead to one-on-one discussions. I’ve received 100’s of emails based on comments from people all over the world. So, I’m sad to say that I’m losing […]

Light Painting

How I Learned Ruby on Rails

I spent a significant amount of time this Summer learning Ruby on Rails and, of course, I’m still learning. I wasn’t completely new to Rails when I started; I’ve worked in Rails apps in the past, but as the Front End Developer, I worked mainly in the views directory. Earlier this Summer though I decided I wanted to really […]

San Francisco Skyline

A CMS Nomad – Finding The Right CMS and Sticking With It

Do you have a go-to CMS that you always use? If so, you’ve likely also been curious about what some of the other CMSs out there are like. Will they make your job any easier? Why do the other communities like them so much? Maybe they would provide you with that one hidden feature that […]

Sideview of a laptop

Diving Into Ruby on Rails

Up until this point in my career I’ve pretty much stuck to the front end of web development. This was a conscious decision when I first started out. I knew that there were two distinct paths you could follow: the front end or the back end, and both have always appealed to me. Ultimately, I […]

A Sheep Herder

Lessons Learned From Organizing a Meetup

Today marks the final day of the Denver Code Club’s 10 weeks of jQuery projects. I organized the meetup shortly after moving to Denver late last year. My thought at the time was that I was moving to a new city where I didn’t know anyone, and what better way to meet fellow developers than by beginning […]