I’m Justin, a developer based in NYC. I work at i.TV on the tvtag platform, and I’m also a mentor-in-residence at Techstars NYC with a focus on engineering. Before that, I was director of backend engineering at GetGlue.
Easily generate static sites from Markdown files with tools that you probably already have installed. It’s how this site is maintained.
Make is an old tool, but not an irrelevant one. Here’s an introduction to make in setting of building a small web application.
Write-up on how we built GetGlue’s Redis-powered autocomplete search, with example code.
Wonder how languages like CoffeeScript or HAML work? Here’s an introduction to source-to-source compilation, centered around writing a Brainfuck compiler in Python that emits C.
A tiny PHP client for the Redis network data structure server.
An in-process data store for working with tags and data for Python. Allows complex queries with
not operations. Both in-memory storage and persistence with Redis are bundled.
A command-line utility that can extract and modify URL features. It is for working with URLs in the shell in a structured way.
A command-line utility that provides a shorthand syntax for writing formats like JSON and form encoding in the shell.