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Written content to help you along your web development journey, without forgetting to have some fun along the way.

Introducing Continuous Abstraction

Abstract core components of related challenges to make solving future challenges easier and faster.

Nov 24, 2015

Your Audience Doesn't Care About You, And That's Awesome

It can be nerve-wracking to perform in front of people. But your audience doesn't notice or care how nervous you are, so why worry about it?

Aug 21, 2015

Your Employees Aren't Working 40 Hours Per Week

The traditional work week is highly inefficient. If we really want 40 hours, let's get 40 hours of actual work done.

Aug 04, 2015

Remove HTML Extension And Trailing Slash In Nginx Config

When you have a static site, sometimes you want to get rid of the HTML extensions and those pesky trailing slashes. Here's how I've done it.

Jul 22, 2015

How Do I Do It All?

Having trouble moving all your projects and life tasks forward? Here are some tricks I use to organize my life and keep those projects moving.

Jul 06, 2015

How To Use "No" Effectively

No is powerful. It's concise, precise, and direct. Learn when it makes sense to use it, and when to stand back.

Jun 29, 2015

How To Use Paper Trail As An Activity Feed

That whole killing two birds with one stone approach might just work in using PaperTrail as an activity log, at least in simpler projects.

Jun 15, 2015

WordPress Is Not Easy

WordPress has grown flexible and complex over the years. Yet, people still believe it's easy to use. Why?

Jun 08, 2015

Act on Inspiration Before It Runs Away

Inspiration is an amazing feeling. It comes in an array of forms. It arrives without warning, sometimes subtly, sometimes like a storm. And it can leave just as quickly.

Jun 01, 2015

Transition Between Database Adapters in Rails

Transitioning from one database to another, or even to a whole new database with a new adapter, can be tough. Here's an easy way to transition content.

May 25, 2015