A Fresh Cup is Mike Gunderloy's software development weblog, covering Ruby on Rails and whatever else I find interesting in the universe of software. I'm a full-time software developer: most of my time in recent years has been spent writing Rails, though I've dabbled in many other things and like most people who have been writing code for decades I can learn new stuff as needed.

As of October 2016, I'm not actively looking for my next job, but I'm still happy to chat about potential opportunities. I'm not able to relocate, so unless you're in the Evansville area, I'd need a completely remote gig. I have lots of experience working remote. Prefer full-time but I wouldn't be averse to an interesting contact gig. Drop me a comment if you've got something or email MikeG1 [at] larkfarm.com.

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A Fresh Cup

Notes on Rails and other development

Monday
Nov212016

Double Shot #1772

  • Sublime Gem Browser - If you use ST2/3 and Bundler, this plugin will let you pop open the source code for any gem in your current project directly.
  • SQL Server v.Next Public Preview - Now available on Linux. I really need to find time to take a look at this.
  • PoisonTap - Stick a USB stick in a locked computer and pretty much own the whole thing in short order. This is why we can't have nice things.
Thursday
Nov172016

Double Shot #1771

Wednesday
Nov162016

Double Shot #1770

  • {DevFreeBooks} - A good-sized collection of free books for developers. Currently listing 130 books in 31 categories from Android to Vim.
  • Introducing the Nextcloud Box - Buy this hardware, add a Raspberry Pi, and get a 1TB private cloud.
  • Webhook Tester - Test webhooks with your own unique test URL.
Friday
Nov112016

Double Shot #1769

Tuesday
Nov082016

Double Shot #1768

  • Headless Browsers - A list with links. There are a lot more of these than I'd ever heard of.
  • Pencil Project - Open-source cross-platform GUI prototyping tool.
  • Etcher - Spiffy tool for burning images to SD cards or USB sticks from OS X.