What I UseThis page serves two purposes:
- Gives credit to the authors of some of the tools that allow me to do what I do. Many thanks to everyone involved in writing these great libraries!
- Provides a place for me to easily to get to the documentation for the tools that I use.
A language that compiles to CSS, Sass is a powerful and elegant way to create stylesheets.
Compass is a framework for Sass. Compass allows you to write clean, semantic HTML and put all your styling in the stylesheet where it should be, while retaining the benefits from a framework.
I use Compass for all new projects and whenever I can. Compass and Sass are so amazing, I rarely write plain CSS for free anymore.
Ruby and Rails:
A Ruby library that connects ActiveRecord to the Sphinx full-text search engine.
A templating language that allows the safe use of powerful design templates in a Ruby applications.
Provides a simple API to a vast number of payment gateways for financial transactions and credit card processing.
A powerful role-based authorization solution.
Syntax highlighting for code in HTML.
Improving the life of web developers since 2006, jQuery makes surfing the HTML DOM as fun as surfing in Hawaii — well, for me at least, I bet I'd fall down a lot if I tried...
My tool of choice for those zoomy lightbox displays that all the cool kids are using these days.
A great tool tip plugin for jQuery.
In-place editing with jQuery.
A full-featured autocomplete jQuery plugin.
Expands a textarea downward automatically as you type in it.
A great UNIX tool for anyone who manages a server. Process goes down, Monit brings it back to life.