How Do You Ruby?

(Code365 - 11 days. I lost a lot of time to my birthday and the subsequent inertia.) In my efforts to learn to write a command line tool for interfacing with Trello in Ruby, I rapidly learned that it is helpful to know the language you are trying to program…

Trello From the Command Line, Pt. 1

I use Trello to organize ideas, to-do's, and projects. It's a relatively simple system that gives me just enough tools to keep track of information without enforcing any kind of organizational system on you. It's only as good as your ability to follow up on keeping your information organized, and…

On Not Teaching

I realized today as I proofread (I hope) my last post that it was not actually a good introduction to using tmuxinator. It's more documentation of my own process of learning and working. I hope it's interesting to read for someone out there, but the blog is more for my…

Squaring Things Away With tmuxinator

I wrote yesterday about tmux without actually describing what it is. tmux (it is officially lowercase) is a 'terminal multiplexer'. It allows you to run multiple instances of command line interfaces from a single terminal window. The best current analogy is to tabbed browsing, though terminal multiplexing long predates tabs…

Code 365, Ghost, & tmux

I am a software architect at Phase2, a medium-size open source web services firm. "Software Architect" is fairly nebulous, but basically I work with our clients, interviewing them and reviewing their business requirements to understand what it is they need. In the introductory or "discovery" phase of a project this…