Posts By: Aaron
At work, we had a hackathon and developed some sample apps that make use of our new HoopaNow API. HooplaNow is a community calendar in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. These are still works in progress, but there is a Sinatra app called simply hooplanow_api_example for you Rubyists out there, and a wordpress plugin for those of… Read more »
Never Say WordPress When Selling a Web Design Project
CoffeeScript, Jade and Stylus syntax highlighting in Sublime Text 2
It sometimes feels as if I change themes more often than I post. Anyway, I extend many thanks to 320press and bootswatch for the new look.
Before learning git, I rarely created branches in svn projects. Honestly, I don’t know why. It seemed like too much work, but really that was just because I didn’t do it. Now, whenever I start a new feature, I create a branch first. Sure, it creates a branch on the svn server that may or… Read more »
TL;DR version:“self.field” is only necessary when you are assigning a new value to a field. It always confused me why it seemed like sometimes using the field name from the database failed to work in model methods that I wrote. When the method was simple, things would work fine, but then something would happen and… Read more »
A while back, I wrote about wordpress as a framework, and how I was going to follow up in a few weeks with some thoughts on MTV, which is a project that wants to make wordpress even more framework-like. Well, “a while back” at this point is actually almost an entire year, and I have… Read more »
The lightning talk at 39:00 helps make programming a lot less scary for newbies.
The Humble Bundle is awesome as always. What is there not to like about cross platform (including Linux) and DRM free games? Plus buying helps support worthy charities like EFF and Child’s Play.