Evan's Blog

ActionHero++ (now at level 2!)

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actionHero is growing up so fast!

Wed May 23 2012

PhoneGap and Push Notifications


Mobile Apps with JS

Wed Apr 11 2012

ActionHero: Actions vs Tasks

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I recently got a note from an actionHero user asking about the difference between tasks and actions within the framework. Here’s a bit of a…

Wed Apr 11 2012

cURL your way into the Google Analytics API


Whenever I am about to start integrating with a new API, I like to walk though the steps with cURL. For those of you who have been living

Wed Apr 04 2012

Deploying node.js applications with Capistrano

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I really like Capistrano.

Wed Apr 04 2012

Testing actionHero with blitz.io

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I recently had a chance to try out blitz.io (or click my affiliate link thing and get me some free tests), a new load-testing tool from…

Fri Mar 30 2012

Hacked! (or: A reminder about why unix permissions matter)


Note: I have included links to some of the malicious PHP code which attacked me in this blog post. I had a hard time deciding whether this…

Fri Feb 24 2012

San Francisco from a Yinzer’s Point of View


I have a hard time answering the question "where are you from?". I’ve lived in over 15 different homes in 8 cities. I was born in New…

Fri Feb 17 2012

Small update to npm phidgets package


After all the hoopla about node.js and Nerf guns yesterday I revisited the phidgets package and fixed a few bugs. Most importantly there…

Thu Feb 16 2012