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Finding an emacs 'bug'

I managed to come across an emacs bug.. or rather unexpected & undocumented behavior.

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2022: Year in Review & A Look Ahead

2022 was an incredible year for my family. A look back at what happened and a look forward at what will be.

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State Design Pattern

State Design Pattern is often overlooked in favor State Machines when it comes to Rails and object state management. However, the State Design Pattern is a highly effective open/closed solution to many state design woes.

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Double Polymorphic Associations in Rails

A quick overview of using associations to define good domain descriptions as well as good behavior.

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Using SSH Tunneling

Use SSH Dynamic Port Forwarding/Tunnel to route web traffic.

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Trying out GCC Emacs

I've always had complaints about emacs performance but the latest native compilation branch squashes any concerns I have with it.

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Thoughts on Interfaces for Models

After making small changes to a model, it got me thinking hard about how I build interfaces.

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#100DaysToOffload Challenge

I'm taking part in the #100DaysToOffload challenge: Write 100 blogs in a year.

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Rewrote this site... Again

This is the second time I've re-written this site in 4 months.

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Using Run Command in Emacs for RSpec Watch Mode

I am a sucker for small micro-optimizations in my Emacs config. The Run Command package gives plenty of opportunity for that, while also building powerful automation opportunities. Here's the config I came up with for an RSpec watch mode.