Let’s say you’re a promoter who put on a show and now it’s the end of the night. Time to pay the bands or the DJs or the jugglers. But how should you split up the dough? You could use a pen and paper but that would require math and you’ve had a few adult beverages. Try payouthelper.com.…


vim mocha only: A simple Vim plugin for Mocha users

I’ve been using Vim for almost exactly a year now and I’m still a new enough user that I’m constantly annoying people by talking about it. What an amazing tool! I only wish I’d discovered it earlier. A lot of the power of Vim comes from plugins. There are plugins or even just vimscript snippets that can customize almost every aspect of how the editor works. That’s a huge change coming from the Visual Studio world where most devs are using a pretty vanilla out of the box experience.…


Setting rule options in yaml eslintrc files

I’ve forgotten this once already, so it’s time for a blog post so I can find the information via Google next time I need it. Tools that enforce coding styles are always important, but doubly so when working with languages that are untyped and not compiled. In a language like JavaScript an automated linting tool that enforces best practices and identifies likely coding mistakes is a must have. Eslint is my linting tool of choice for JavaScript.…