• As I sit down to work today and reflect on the tools I have in front of me, I have trouble finding code that isn’t the result of open source software. read more

  • A vision for a better future is motivating and inspiring. It motivates us to act. It helps us prioritize our efforts. As business leaders, our job is to provide vision and direction to our companies. We are captains of the good ship Dream Job Inc. and we chart its course. Once the course is set, however, one quickly recognizes that communicating the vision was much easier than realizing it. We face the problem of how to complete the task we’ve set before ourselves. read more

  • A problem commonly faced by Rails developers is how to organize and include Javascript on pages so no extra code is run. Here’s an approach to make page specific Javascript easy. read more

  • On Love and Business

    At Loam our mission is to provide people with the tools they need to bring their ideas to life. read more

  • DHH has long promoted the idea of using server generated javascript responses instead of using a client side javascript framework. In this post, I show how to use JS responses to write interactive apps. read more

  • Founders of companies are often encouraged to chart a grand vision of what they will accomplish. Visions can be powerful motivators, but they can also be the cause of crushing disappointment. In the past few months I have struggled with my view of success. Until recently, success for me meant accomplishing things. It meant achieving goals and getting wins. read more

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