I’m a toolmaker helping people write great software

  • Panther Beach

    Panther Beach

    A week ago was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which I spent visiting Panther Beach in Santa Cruz with friends. It’s not the most accessible beach. The parking “lot” is a patch of dirt off Highway 1 and getting down to the beach involves a steep hike. But it’s a great spot if you can […]

  • Raquel Vélez (@rockbot) and CJ Silverio (@ceejbot) are the first hires of npm, Inc., joining @izs and @seldo. I’m excited for this team. Congratulations to all of you! If you’d like to join them, they’re hiring for a Senior Ops position.

  • Three Talks

    I’ve been busy this month speaking at HackSI, YUIConf, and Bayjax. The videos will be available soon, but you can check out the slides now: Hacking 101: Build A Working Hack, for Southern Illniois’ first hack day Testing YUI Everywhere, how YUI runs 100K tests without losing our sanity You Can Test Everywhere, a combination […]

  • About Face

    About Face

    Taken at the Luther Burbank Gardens in Santa Rosa on Flickr.

  • Upstage is back

    Upstage is my library for building web presentations. Created way back in 2010, before deck.js even existed, it’s the only presentation software I know of built on YUI. Last year I used it with getUserMedia to show multiple live demos of various tablets and phones on the big screen. Since YUIConf and HackSI are right […]