Hi, I'm peacocklike

I'm a full-stack developer living in Boston, MA.

*full-stack meaning I really enjoy writing Rails, Elixir, React (Native), and sometimes HTML & (S)CSS.

July 2017
#android #ios #javascript #mobile #react

Leaving the comfort of the React Native ecosystem and embracing the native frontier with Bluetooth Low Energy.

March 2016
#workflow

Ship faster by starting simple.

January 2015
#ember #rails

Migrate an Ember application from Ember-Rails to Ember CLI.

February 2014
#elixir #erlang

A quick comparison of Elixir and Erlang and why Elixir should be the next language you try out.

July 2013
#design

Taking advantage of what SASS provides instead of relying on the asset pipeline.

June 2013
#ruby #tdd

Part three in developing a simple Ruby gem using TDD and Minitest.

June 2013
#vim #workflow

How I use Vim, what plugins I use, and a bit of config here and there.

April 2013
#ember #javascript

How to wrap a jQuery plugin in Ember using Ember's view lifecycle events.

November 2012
#backbone #javascript

A quick overview of Backbone in covering the basics in CoffeeScript to help you get started.

October 2012
#ruby

Percent syntax is a powerful tool that often gets overlooked. Here's a quick cheatsheet and why it's useful.