I spent the weekend duking it out with my friend Diego and three of his colleagues over the go board.
In which I am a horrible monster who looks on from afar and criticizes someone else's work.
After attending the recent An Event Apart in DC, I'd like to present you with a brief list of things to avoid in presentations.
The trials and tribulations of building a simple tool for displaying go game records, as well as an initial demo.
A game against a fellow Nate who is forced to go by Nathan because I got here first, dammit.
Yuan Zhou reviews a game between me and another player at our monthly group lesson.
Use a custom task for Grunt JS to give you directory imports for your Sass files.
Wish list: the ability to type
screen in the root directory of a Grunt project to start up a screen session with screens automatically set up for the key files.
Notes from a review of one of my recent games on KGS.
I redesigned the blog because why blog about things when you could just endlessly fiddle with code?
A collection of helpful things I've recently learned about the world's vimmiest text editor.
jQuery's .animate() function is closely wedded to CSS properties, but you can use a fake CSS property along with the step function to animate absolutely anything.
Adding new posts in Jekyll is a lot easier with a bash script to generate the date, create the file, and add the necessary YAML automatically.
In which the presentation of a simple canvas visualization sparks sad remembrance of my highschool math education.
So I started using Compass because Chris Eppstein himself told me via a tweet that I should check it out. (I mentioned SASS in a tweet, and Mr. Eppstein seems to be as dedicated a promoter as he is talented a developer.) Compass is pretty fantastic, though I will menition...
This blog is hosted on GitHub and powered by Jekyll, a “blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby” that GitHub uses. Think of it as a way to build a blog that allows for some dynamic templating but is entirely driven by files. Quick tangent: if you build sites for a...
It’s the little things that trip you up, right? Turns out it’s not super easy to just output curly brackets / braces in combination with % symbols in Jekyll, which uses Liquid templates, for the not-crazy reason that these are used for its templating language. But if you want to...
By now, you’ve seen Lea Verou’s CSS3 Patterns Gallery. I really dug it when I saw it a few months ago. There are some nice patterns in there (carbon & Japanese cube are my favorites) and I love generating graphics with code. CSS gradient syntax made my brain hurt, though,...
These are very tiny posts.
I’m a front-end developer living in Washington, DC. I’m a go player, father, and a big fan of cappucinos.