My Friend Alfred

... and the Monokai Glass Theme. If you're a Mac user and you're not using Alfred then you're not nearly as efficient as you could be. The advanged of using a GUI based OS is that you don't have to type all of your commands into a terminal and you can…

(My) JavaScript Style

There isn't exactly a style standard for JavaScript. Douglas Crockford has a good list of conventions. The Google JavaScript Style Guide is an excellent resource and there's even a styleguide from jQuery that I'm not terribly fond of, especially because they so strongly recommend the use of double quotes over…

Laravel + MAMP Pro

The Problem We recently made the decision to move our codebase to Laravel. To accomplish this we had to make some difficult decisions about where our code would live and how we could accompolish this and how we're going to work toward modernizing our old code. For reference, our current…

Reviving the Dead

... or Carry on my Wayward Projects I've done something that I almost never do. I've updated my portfolio page and more than just slapping in some additional content I've actually made some sizeable changes and improvements to the actual page that I think really improve the usability and showcase a…

How I Came To Use Handlebars

"If it's worth building, it's worth over-engineering" - Unknown Developer Building something great... It sometimes seems like the best course of action is to follow the path of least resistance. As a developer, however, that's almost never the case. Often when you're programming the best way is to make a…