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Announcement Posts

My blog as a sound board

Big Week

13 Feb 2015

As I teased on Monday, two things I'm quite excited about were announced this week

Find Your Fiji

26 Jan 2015

You can't get any further away before you start coming back

Two Guys B.S.in'

05 Jan 2015

A conversational questions-and-answers show with two guys from Millard Community Church in Omaha, NE

Out with Sprout

11 Feb 2014

Omaha's Family Event Calendar


22 Apr 2013

It's been quieter around these parts lately, but that's not because I haven't been writing.

And Now For Something So Niche That Perhaps Only I Will Use It

20 Sep 2012

It's called Push Pop and I love it. Maybe you will too. Probably not, though.

Announcing Object Lateral

04 Sep 2012

This is my company. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

Get Sinatra Up and Running with Zurb's Foundation 3 Framework

07 Aug 2012

Sinatra and Zurb's Foundation are a great one-two punch, but getting them to play nice is not exactly straight forward. I created a skeleton project you can use to get up and running quickly.

ip2loc lives

25 Feb 2012

So many folks reached out to say thanks, offer assistance, and tell me how often they use ip2loc that I decided to bring it back to life.

A Kindle Cloud Reader Bookmarklet to Enable Text Selection, Copy/Paste, Et Cetera

10 Aug 2011

Amazon's new Kindle Cloud Reader is an awesome web-based reader. However, they won't let you select text to copy/paste, look up in dictionary, or do any of the other cool stuff that we can do on the web. This post provides a bookmarklet that unlocks those features.

Took a Detour

01 Nov 2010

Professionally I've been writing a ton of JavaScript lately, but in my free time I took a detour into the land of Cocoa to develop a tiny little Mac app. It only does one thing, but hopefully it does it well enough to get some use.


30 Aug 2010

I competed in the first ever Node Knockout over the weekend with a couple of friends and the fruit of our labor is an 8-bit multiplayer shooter called LazerCatz!

Rack, and Firebug, and Fuel. Oh Hai!

20 Mar 2010

I'm very happy to announce that I've joined the Fuel Network as co-editor of FYC!

Cappuccino On Rails

12 Jan 2010

I'm happy to announce the release of CappuccinoResource (CR), a library dedicated to interfacing between a Cappuccino front-end and a Rails back-end.

A WordPress Skeleton Key

29 Oct 2009

I often use WordPress as a CMS and have a couple of sites with many users contributing. I rarely go a week without an email or phone call from a user who needs help posting. When it comes to remote support there is no substitute for seeing what they're seeing.


14 Oct 2009

It has been a little quiet around these parts lately. I blame Cappuccino.

AppStore Ruby Module

22 Aug 2009

I open-sourced a module to fetch app information out of Apple's App Store.

WordPress Console Update

23 Jul 2009

It's been awhile since I posted about my open-source WordPress Console (WPC) plugin, and enough has happened since I released it that I thought it deserved a little mention.

Introducing the WordPress Console

23 Jun 2009

I enjoy developing for WordPress, but I've been spoiled by Rails and I often long for an interactive console for WordPress.

Dreamy: Now With 100% API Coverage

02 May 2009

The folks at DreamHost were gracious enough to provide me with a complimentary Private Server account so I could expand Dreamy's functionality.

Clean WP Dashboard

23 Apr 2009

Clean WP Dashboard is a plugin that cleans up WordPress 2.7's dashboard.

So Dreamy!

18 Apr 2009

Dreamy is a command-line tool and Ruby library for accessing DreamHost's API

New Gem: Rack-noIE6

18 Apr 2009

Many web developers are discontinuing support for IE6. I, happily, am one of them (unless a client demands it). Here is a Rack middleware to accomplish just that.

Adhearsion TextMate Bundle

30 Aug 2008

I began hacking on Asterisk using the Adhearsion framework a few weeks ago. Despite initial setbacks, I am now having an absolute blast.

Introducing lil tom peep

23 Aug 2008

lil tom peep is a new web application I wrote to fix a problem I had with web surfing.


19 Jul 2008

ip2loc is a simple tool which visualizes location data for a given IP address using the Google Maps API.

New GitHub Repo: AWS Ruby Miscellany

14 Jul 2008

I decided to source out a few random Ruby scripts I use to interface with Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) from the command line.