My wife Stacey is getting back into web design after a 15-year hiatus, with a goal of having a job in the field a year from now. She may also be interested in development in the future, but design comes first. She’s on a timeline, and can’t afford to drown in a sea of resources. […]
Hi, folks. I’m in the market for a hand-me-down app. Specifically: Open-source or public domain Smallish, but real. Not just a “hello world” app. Does something that most people would understand without a ton of domain-specific background. Built with Ruby on Rails 3 or later Working (if there are bugs that’s OK) Doesn’t have to have […]
UPDATE: This sale, along with my birthday, is now over. Thanks to everyone who made my birthday even sweeter by buying books! Hey there! This is just a quick note to let you know that it’s my birthday, and like I do every year I’m celebrating with a big sale. Any of those products you […]
When I was starting out as a young programmer, I worked on (among other things) an air-traffic control system. A full set of hardware for the system—including multiple rack cabinets containing maybe a couple dozen computers and specialized boards, user consoles, testing apparatus, and the cabling to connect it all was called a “channel”. A […]
Ask me for a 10x developer, and I’ll show you a hacker who can take a list of 10 tickets, and reject 9 of them because they don’t appreciably advance the project goals. Like some kind of “project manager”, or something.