What Makes a Good Side Project?

All developers have had this offer at one point. I have this idea, if you code it - I'll give you x percent of the company. If you have an online presence or have a good network of idea-rich people, this happens so much, that you say no to more…

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Ruby, its about the concise code

Today I reviewed a co-workers code. And in a couple of minutes we rewrote it to be as concise - yet still expressive - as it could be. This is one of the things I love about ruby. The original code was something along the lines of def get_new…

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ES6, CommonJS or Amd

TL;DR doesn't mather - pick one and use that. ES-6 ES6 modules is the future. At some point this will be a part of the language, and then I see no reason not to use that. But we are not there yet. ES-6 modules seems pretty to me. Maybe…

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Went the Ghost route as well

I have ranted a lot about shell tools the last couple of years (and be warned - I have much rant still left). But I recently decided to stop the write post, build static site, upload static site build cycle for managing new posts. Last year I fell in love…

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Quantified Self and Me

I have become quite serious about this whole Quantified Self movement. I guess as a developer it is easy to be caught up in that. And I have in large periods of time use RescueTime to monitor myself, but at times used more time analyzing the rescuetime data, than I…

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Combining Concetrate, Moom, iTerm and Tmux

My blogposts are written in markdown - using terminal vim as my editor. Each kind of task I work on occassionally have been created as an activity in Concentrate. I have hooked my concentrate app up to alfred - and thus I can start an activity easily directly from alfred…

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