hardscrabble 🍫

By Max Jacobson

Psst. Check out my RubyConf 2017 talk, There are no rules in Ruby.

blog posts

composing a Parslet parser from modules and making code climate happy

27 Jul 2014

I’m making very slow and intermittent progress on smashcut, my Fountain screenplay parser written in Ruby. At this rate I’ll have a usable version in a few years or so :smile:. I’m going to talk about it a little bit here and then talk about how a small refactor boosted my Code Climate GPA for the project from 1.9 to 3.56.

An Alfred Workflow for adding the frontmost Firefox tab to OmniFocus with AppleScript

13 Jul 2014

Saw a link about using tools to take long-lasting tabs out of your browser and put them somewhere useful like Evernote or OmniFocus rather than let them tax your mind and memory. I wanted in.

reading Human JavaScript as a Rails developer who writes SOME CoffeeScript

08 Jul 2014

I’m reading Human JavaScript for free online, right now, and I’m going to take some notes. Yes, this is one of those blog posts that no one reads, but is helpful for the author to write. I’m sorry.

My New Computer

29 Jun 2014

Here’s a screenshot of my desktop as of right now:

whoa, ruby's alias is weirder than I realized

23 Jun 2014

Just saw some ruby code using the alias method, and did a quick and routine google to find some examples of how it works, especially as compared to the alias_method method.