Coding Alone is Tough

I know a bunch of people that read this are working alone, which means your learning alone. I spend all day coding by myself just like this. I’ve been in the same spot, waiting for answers on Stackoverflow to questions and searching my brains out. I even took a job with a WordPress company in […]

Missing the Vibe in the Rails Community

For a while I was involved pretty heavily with the Ruby on Rails community. I did design consulting on a number of application interfaces and some frontend programming. Alas, those days have passed and I’m 100% WordPress and PHP focussed. Now I like WordPress and PHP just fine but one thing I really miss from […]

Why Rails Feels like a Developers Only Playground

I’m a designer and I work on Ruby on Rails projects or at least I’d like to. I actually competed in the Rails Rumble 09. The issue is continuing to find any work designing projects for Rails. This despite the fact that I’m told on a regular basis there is a shortage of designers working […]

The Best Windows Ruby on Rails Setup Part 2

This is the second part to getting a Windows machine set up for Ruby on Rails Development by having Ubuntu running inside Virtualbox. View Part 1 here. Today’s screencast will walk through installing Ruby, rubygems 1.3.5 and Rails with rubygems, and SqLite3 as well as installing my preferred code editor Komodo Edit. Watch the screencast […]

The Best Windows Ruby on Rails Setup Part 1

I recently purchased a new computer and had to get Ruby on Rails installed on it. Up to this point I’ve been using my wife’s Macbook for ROR development on weekends. It was time to make the jump to a dedicated environment that didn’t interfere with the Facebook cravings of the wife. Instead of just […]

To get a head start, join thousands of other men and Stop The Struggle.

Get my free eBook to help you stop working all the hours without traction.

You’ll also get a weekly email with good resources to help you do family with the same intention you do your work. Both need to run well if you want to win.

We respect your privacy.