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I have released version 1.4 of my .profile that I use on my macs for development. It ensures that certain homebrew packages are installed, my prefered font is on the system, that anyenv is installed and up to date for managing my installed development languages. The goal is to get...

I recently left my job at CareerBuilder and I wanted to make sure I stay in peak interviewing shape. To that end I have decided to join the 100 days of code challenge. First project Monday I dusted off my childhood computer and I have been having a blast playing...

My Blog setup I use github pages to host my blog. It is free, its fast and since this is a programming related blog it makes sense. Also it means, right out of the box, I have source control which I think is neat. I can also publish my blog...

I am in the process of writing a Jekyll plugin to display information from my social feeds. Think of it like a life stream or an aggregation of my public internet presence. Here is an example of my parsing my most recent tracks on last fm. class FeedItem extend Forwardable...

I have just published my first pass at a .net wrapper for talking to the pager duty api. The source is on github and the package is up on nuget.org.  Here is a quick example of usage: var svc = new PagerDutyAPI("yourpagerdutysubdomain","APIToken"); //Get all the alerts for the last 24...

My buddy Will has a pretty neat piece of software that combines all of his social feeds up on github.  I decided to fork it and add a new module for last.fm.   Its super easy to add a new feed type (see code below): using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using...

I hate relational databases! In a high traffic scenario they become painful to scale. Data segmentation, replication, asynchronous updates…you can only go so far. Schema changes alone require site outages and careful planning. That is why I was excited when Amazon announced their SimpleDB service. Features High Availability Scales with...