Evan's Blog


ActionHero++ (now at level 2!)

actionhero javascript node.js 

actionHero is growing up so fast!

Wed May 23 2012

PhoneGap and Push Notifications

javascript 

Mobile Apps with JS

Wed Apr 11 2012

ActionHero: Actions vs Tasks

actionhero javascript node.js 

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

tools 

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

gitops javascript node.js 

I really like Capistrano.

Wed Apr 04 2012

Testing actionHero with blitz.io

actionhero javascript node.js 

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)

php 

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

misc 

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

node.js 

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