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mewithoutYou and me

29 Sep 2017

mewithoutYou is a fairly prolific rock and roll band from Philadelphia who I love very much. In this post, I’m going to talk a little bit about why and share some of my favorite songs.

Sad Blocks

07 Jul 2017

I wish Ruby knew when you wrote a sad block.

there are no rules in ruby

03 Jul 2017

Note: I’ve expanded on these ideas in a conference talk, which you can see here.

chainable shell functions

07 Feb 2017

I learned a neat shell script refactoring strategy yesterday that I’d like to share. First some background:

When to use defined? to memoize in Ruby

06 Feb 2017

Here’s a quick Ruby thing.