Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

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Beta Book

We have our first copy of the book! And it’s beautiful: Well, except for a few of the diagrams, and a couple of typos, and, well, we’re going to call this ...
May 19, 2011

Catalog Models Like Views and Controllers

The Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern is the bedrock of most modern applications: models are what’s stored, views are what’s presented, and controllers det...
May 18, 2011

Greg’s New Gig

I enjoyed working on Software Carpentry last year, but money for a second year failed to materialize, and after seven years doing other things, it felt like ...
May 16, 2011