Evan's Blog

ActionHero++ (now at level 2!)

actionhero javascript node.js 

actionHero is growing up so fast!

Wed May 23 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

Pivotal Tracker, Phidgets, and Nerf Guns

javascript product_management 

Nerf Guns and Product Management

Wed Feb 15 2012

nodeSpider updated: Now based on ActionHero

actionhero javascript node.js 

A quick update about the nodeSpider project (my first public node.js project!): It is now based on ActionHero.

Mon Feb 13 2012

Travis-CI is raising money. Give them Money!


Travis CI is raising money to keep their free community continues integration server up and running. This is an awesome service which I use…

Tue Feb 07 2012

Unicorns in Node or When does the cluster module mater?

devops modcloth node.js ruby taskrabbit 

At work the other day, an engineer most familiar with Ruby asked "What is the equivalent to Unicorn in Node?". Unicorn is a great…

Wed Feb 01 2012

nodeChecker update: now with SSH and Sockets!

javascript modcloth node.js 

The nodeCheker project which I spoke about a few months ago got an update today. Now you can execute arbitrary SSH commands to other…

Mon Jan 30 2012