Old Guy New Trick

An old guys journey to learn how to code.

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Blog Migration If you have stumbled across this site, welcome.  I'm in the process of migrating the Old Guy New Trick site, from its current solution of GitHub Pages and Octopress, to this pla... 2015-11-10 13:39:30 UTC 2015-11-10 20:41:19 UTC
Gooey Vim Today I'd to visit vims' cousin, MacVim.  While I do spend most of my time in what I will call "normal" vim, that is vim executed from the command line of my terminal (iTerm), t... 2015-11-04 19:06:14 UTC 2016-12-13 17:19:09 UTC
Macro VimOnomics Today I would like to share a productivity tip that I learned from my pair/lead developer partner.  Vim continues to surprise me on what seems to be a daily basis.  I know that ... 2015-10-27 09:01:14 UTC 2015-11-10 13:42:33 UTC
Hammer, N(R)ails, and some Java(Script) Although at times I feel like taking a hammer and some nails to bang some sense into my code, what I actually will be discussing today is related to a feature I was working on t... 2015-09-25 12:45:14 UTC 2015-11-10 13:29:13 UTC
Order is Important... Order is important, sometimes.  Recently I was assigned a task passed on by QA.  In the application that I am working on, users can download files from the "Download" section af... 2015-07-28 08:15:14 UTC 2015-11-14 01:51:29 UTC
A Case for the Truth This week I attended the school of Hard Knocks - a course in JavaScript. The application that I am working on for the day job does validation in both JavaScript and in Ruby. One... 2015-07-05 15:58:25 UTC 2015-11-14 01:57:07 UTC
Learnings from the Front I've been watching some shows lately that focus around World War I and II, thus the catchy title in todays' post.  I am now in week three of the new job as a full time Ruby deve... 2015-06-23 09:30:25 UTC 2015-11-10 14:19:43 UTC
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Whether you are the breakor or the breakee, breaking up is hard to do.  I can still rememeber years back when I broke up with my girlfriend at the time.  I  was the breakee and... 2015-06-02 08:09:25 UTC 2015-11-14 02:00:44 UTC
An Unexcused Absence he dedicated and faithful reader of this old guy, would have noticed an extended silence in this corner of the web.  I have, as the automated voice message of my sons school wo... 2015-05-05 09:15:14 UTC 2015-11-14 02:04:18 UTC
Simple Form, Simply Confused While working on the Flex Blogger project, and studying the Bourbon website, in particular the refills side of the house, I liked the way their navigation bar looked.  In partic... 2015-03-31 07:45:15 UTC 2015-11-14 02:05:52 UTC