Building the Ruby Proto Compiler gem

September 12, 2019

Protocol Buffers (Protobufs) are a great way to pass information between your apps. Written by Google, Protobufs give you the readability of JSON but the structure of something …

2019 blog refresh

September 10, 2019

I like to refresh my blog now and then. Partly because I want to update the UI but mostly because I forget how I built it in the first place. I’ve finished my refresh this …

Things that I don't know about (2019 edition)

January 09, 2019

It’s 2019 and there’s still a ton of things that I don’t know about coming out of 2018. I wanted to write these down somewhere so I can refer to it throughout the year. It’s …

Freelance Advice for Past me

July 12, 2017

When I first made the choice to become a freelancer and I had no idea where to begin. I reached out to my old manager who was the sales lead/product manager at my old company. We …

Setting Up RSpec and FactoryGirl

January 04, 2017

Not another RSpec tutorial! I know, there’s plenty of well written tutorials out there. But, thankfully, this is only a cheat sheet. The article below outlines the steps to get …