destroying human interactions, one webapp at a time

My first marketable product

My First Marketable Product

At the beginning of this month I released Marx.js into the wild. It’s a small JavaScript plugin that populates a control panel for the user to easily fill out web forms with random data, which includes Marx brothers’ names, characters, movies and quotes. It was my first real open source project release and I was […]

Marx.js – Web Developer’s Best Friend

I was building and testing a web application for work with incredibly long forms, of which were mostly select fields. For my testing, the data entered really didn’t matter so I was using Web Developer, a google chrome extension, to populate the form fields. The problem with this extension is it does not populate selects […]

The Very Best Ruby on Rails Workflow – Ever!

I’ve been working with Ruby on Rails now for over 4 years, and I truly feel that I can say I’m pretty damn good at it. Not because I’m a genius, or an idiot savant when it comes to code. No, far from it. Rather because I’ve worked in RoR so much for those 4+ […]

Using JSON with PHP

Beat PHP Over the Head With JSON

If you’re making a simple website with PHP but have some standardized data to loop through and display, then using a database may be a bit overkill. Yet we all want to have DRY code which will not happen if you are rewriting the same HTML over and over again. This is where a JSON […]