Sugar’s in Everything!
My wife and I spend a pretty penny buying and eating organic food each month. I was under the impression its automatically healthy because its organic. We recent watched That Sugar Film (it’s like Supersize Me, but for sugar) and learned … Continued
Friends’ Book Sale Underway
The Friends of the East Greenbush Community Library successfully began it’s Spring book sale. The Friends support the Library with funding and advocacy for supplemental community educational programs.
Fathers: It’s OK to be a great parent too
In “All In,” Josh Levs argues that modern fathers want to have a great career AND be active and involved parents. The push to make it more socially acceptable for women to have great careers instead of being stay-at-home parents … Continued
Hope XI: Coming up!
The first 100 tickets for Hope XI went on sale on 11 November at 11:11. The special presale sold tickets at $100, and those lucky enough to purchase did so in a matter of between 3 and 4 seconds. I’m surprised to … Continued
Talk: Concurrency Fundamentals
On Wednesday, I gave a talk at our local Ruby Brigade meeting on the fundamentals of concurrency. The topic is easily one of the top two that I’m grateful to have been exposed to in college. (The other topic is database … Continued
Bug in Varien_Image_Adapter_Abstract::backgroundColor()
I found a bug in Magento CE 126.96.36.199 today! I was trying to use Magento’s catalog/image helper to enlarge a series of small icons–essentially encapsulating each like a photo framing mat. The backgroundColor() method of Varien_Image_Adapter_Abstract has a comment above it … Continued
When I’m not working or spending time with my family, here’s what I’m working on: Asterisk No, your call will be monitored or recorded DIY GSM-based DID in a foreign country Bitcoin mining
Steve Marcus Perl Mongers
Read PostgresQL book Read remainder of consulting books Read WordPress book (to help me improve this site) Read Passionate Programmer book
PHP: Magento Certified. Learn WordPress design and development (to help with this site). Familiarize with Zend 2, CakePHP, Laravel, and other PHP-based frameworks. Ruby JS: require.js, underscore.js, backbone.js, Node.js, angular.js? Perl: DBIx::Class, Moose, Catalyst/Dancer2