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From California to Italy

In one week, my girlfriend and I will be leaving California. We’ve sold just about everything we own. Our remaining earthly possessions fit into the back of my Co...

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Travel, Home Comments

Ping-Play: Big Pipe Streaming for the Play Framework

I’ve just open sourced a library called ping-play which brings BigPipe streaming to the Play Framework. It includes tools for a) splitting your pages up into sma...

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Play, Open Source Comments

Moving to Italy: Our Digital Garage Sale

This summer, my girlfriend and I are moving to Florence, Italy. It’s exciting. It’s scary. It’s insane. And it’s going to take a lot of work.

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Home, Travel Comments

A productive development environment with Docker on OS X

In this post, I'm going to explain why the way most programmers install, configure, and manage software in development, testing, and production environments is a ...

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A Guide to Hiring for your Startup

On April 30, 2015, I gave a talk called "A Guide to Hiring for your Startup", where I discussed what to look for in a candidates, where to find them, how to inter...

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Startups Comments

Migrating from Blogger to GitHub Pages and launching the new ybrikman.com

Around 2007, I created my home page on a free PHP host and a blog on Blogger. The two websites have served me well for nearly 8 years, but they were long past du...

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Writing, HowTo Comments

The Competent Programmer

In literature, The Competent (Wo)man is a character who exhibits a very wide range of abilities and knowledge. The idea is similar to a Polymath or a Renaissanc...

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What does it mean for a software company/startup to be able to iterate quickly?

My answer on Quora to What does it mean for a software company/startup to be able to iterate quickly?:

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How can you validate an idea before jumping in and actually implementing it?

My answer on Quora to How can you validate an idea before jumping in and actually implementing it?:

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What do you give a child as good reasons for why he/she should read?

My answer on Quora to What do you give a child as good reasons for why he/she should read?:

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