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Screencasting Like a Pro: The Demos

Hopefully, You’ve Mused The first two posts of mine on this subject dealt with creating an outline and then executing the basics of a...
Rob Conery
3 min read

Lost at Sea

Drifting In 1986 I dropped out of college. I was 2 years into a meaningless attempt at a degree without a major. I lived...
Rob Conery
6 min read

Screencasting Like a Pro: The Script

Know What You’re Saying In the last post I did on the matter, we organized our thoughts into a coherent story with a beginning,...
Rob Conery
5 min read

Screencasting Like a Pro : Beginning, Middle, and End

Start With a Story I learned this from Scott Hanselman: Have a beginning, middle, and end Don’t waste people’s time Start with the punchline...
Rob Conery
3 min read

PostgreSQL Rising

Postgres.app Some buzz going around the web today about Postgres.app. Most people don’t understand why it’s interesting – so here’s a quick explanation. Postgres...
Rob Conery
3 min read

Try It Quiet

New. Not New. NDC is dominated by Microsoft developers – many of whom are curious about other technologies like Node and Rails. When trying...
Rob Conery
1 min read

Leaving Your Mark

Slop The rampant amount of errors you run across (if you use IE with script error notification enabled) will make you sad for the...
Rob Conery
2 min read

Cleaning Up Deep Callback Nesting With Node’s EventEmitter

The Registration Problem Consider this: you want customers to register with your site. When they do, a number of things need to happen: The...
Rob Conery
2 min read

Someone Save Us From REST

ZOMG Did You Hear The News?!?!?!? PATCH is the new primary HTTP method for updates. Think files, for example. If you upload a file...
Rob Conery
5 min read

The Hubble Blew My Mind

##She Was Hit By… Space Junk Out here in Hawaii, when there’s a New Moon (like right now) – you can readily see satellites...
Rob Conery
2 min read
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