My New Book Is Out (Sort of)




Those who follow my Twitter stream will probably know this already, but lately I’ve been pretty busy allocating most of my spare time to writing a new book for The Pragmatic Bookshelf. It’s not finished yet, but today it’s finally available in beta. This means that you can buy and read it now that it’s […]






Why and How I Migrated from Posterous to Self-Hosted WordPress




Over the weekend I spent some time converting this blog from Posterous to WordPress. I found Posterous to be too inflexible for my needs. Simple tasks such as rewarding the top commenters by listing them on the homepage were simply not available. I also disliked their themes, the inability to embed JavaScript snippets, and the […]






A Simple Guideline for Blogging




There is a marvelous quote that is often attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt, which goes as follows: Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. I find these insightful words to be a guiding light when it comes to blogging (and life in general). When choosing a topic for a new post, […]