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How we got to $1 million in annual recurring revenue with $0 in fundraising

In March, 2016, Josh and I each took $2,500, put it in a bank account, and filed the paperwork to found Gruntwork. That $5,000—the minimum you need to open most b...

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The 10:1 rule of writing and programming

Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law. — Douglas Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach

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How we built a distributed, self-funded, family-friendly, profitable startup

We started Gruntwork in 2016 with two goals: (1) make it 10x easier to understand, build, and deploy software and (2) build a company where we can work on intere...

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Reusable, composable, battle-tested Terraform modules

Listen up, developers. You are not special. Your infrastructure is not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You have the same tech debt as everyone else. So why are...

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Yak Shaving Series #1: All I need is a little bit of disk space

I just published the first entry in The Yak Shaving Series, where we share stories of some of the unexpected, bizarre, painful, and time-consuming problems we’ve...

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Introducing: The Yak Shaving Series

Today, we are kicking off a series of blog posts where we share the pain of DevOps through short stories: Introducing: The Yak Shaving Series.

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Startup DNA: the formula behind successful startups in Silicon Valley

“Successful startups are all alike; every unsuccessful startup is unsuccessful in its own way.”

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The Truth About Startups

Today, I’m happy to share the video and slides of a talk I gave at the MIT Martin Center for Entrepreneurship, as well as the Trinity College Blackstone Launchpad...

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Why Use Terraform?

I just published a blog post on the O’Reilly Radar called Why Use Terraform? where I discuss what Terraform does and how it compares to Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Clo...

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Terraform: Up & Running has been published!

Today, I’m happy to announce that Terraform: Up & Running has been published!

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