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Written by David Alexander who lives and works in the Indianapolis area building useful things. Follow him on Twitter

Blogging made easy

Since starting this blog, I’ve encountered any number of topics where I’ve literally said, “Maybe I’ll write a blog post about that…” The…

What is a Symbol?

As I was browsing twitter this evening, I came across a tweet by @searls asking newer rubyists ( < 5 years) what some still confusing…

Recruiter quality score

Although I know I’m incredibly fickle when it comes to who I’ll work with when it comes to recruiting, the fact of the matter is that I…

Usernames, not Email Addresses

Yet another email from yet another recruiter, today. This is one more email sent to an address I haven’t used since 2014. If their sources…

On the Importance of Packaging

You have an idea and want to turn it into a bit of code to carry it out. What do you do? You open up your IDE/Editor, perhaps you structure…

First thoughts on Habitat

This past week I was at ChefConf going to various panels, intent on learning about Inspec and the best practices therein. While there, half…

Intro to rclone

The other day, as I was looking for a way to keep Vivaldi in sync across my devices, I stumbled onto a paid product which syncs a local…

Iron Crystals

Today, I’ve begun looking into compiling the Crystal compiler from another direction, possibly opening up the cross-platform capability of…

Local gems with Bundler

Testing an unreleased version of a gem? Want to develop 2 unreleased projects that are based on each other and not have to worry about the…