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MailMate email message references in org-mode notes

Often when processing my email inbox, I take a note or TODO and then archive an email. Ideally, when creating the note I’d like to reference the email in case I want to read the thread or later on I realize I need to followup. My email client of choice, Mailmate, supports the message:// protocol for each email. …

Phoenix Development Environment in Docker

Creating a Phoenix webapp development environment on macOS in docker using docker-sync.

2019 Reading List

Michael Cordell's 2019 Reading List

Bulk Org-Mode to Github Flavored Markdown

How to export org-mode into a jekyll consumable format

2018 Quarter Two Reading List

  • Black Edge
  • Flash Boys
  • The Spider Network

2018 Quarter One Reading List

  • Debt
  • Showdown at Gucci Gulch
  • Color of Law
  • Golden Son
  • Morning Star

Reading Ruby Code: ROM - DSLs

The fourth part of my series on code reading, where we explore the Ruby library ROM. In this post we explore the ways that ROM uses custom DSLs to create intuitive code.

Reading Ruby Code: ROM - Exploration

The third part of my series on code reading, where we explore the Ruby library ROM. This post focuses on what can be gained from a deeper exploration of a code base.

Reading Ruby Code: ROM - orientation

The second part of my series on code reading, where we explore the Ruby library ROM. We begin our journey into ROM by orienting ourselves to the codebase. Where does one start when first trying to understand a novel codebase?

Reading Ruby Code: ROM - preface

The introduction to of my series on code reading, where we explore the Ruby library ROM. Here we discuss the importance and utility of code reading for software developers. There is also specific setup instructions for reading and interacting with a Ruby library.

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