Michael Cordell's Blog

Text Aesthetics: Command Line UI/UX

Beautifying and modernizing your command line experience. A tour of emulators, text options, and prompt styling.

Better project environment management with direnv and asdf

Load per project environmental settings and runtimes while ridding yourself of multiple runtime managers (rvm, nvm, etc.)

MailMate email message references in org-mode notes

Adding email references in MailMate to org-mode notes.

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.

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