Category Archives: Programming

How to install Groovy on OS X

Setup Groovy with OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks using brew.

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Apr 15, 2014 1 min read

How to install Jython on OS X

Setup Jython with OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks using brew.

brew install jython

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Apr 8, 2014 1 min read

How to install Nimrod on OS X

Setup Nimrod with OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks using brew.

brew install nimrod

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Apr 7, 2014 1 min read

Working with JavaScript templates using jQuery

I picked up this nifty way of templating HTML code for JavaScript while working at Monkey Quest and haven’t looked back. The idea here is to separate your design from your code. This is particularly useful when you are adding content to your site after the initial rendering. Data can be fed in from a number of sources and added to a page using a template.

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Apr 1, 2014 2 min read

How to create a MongoDB ObjectID from a timestamp using PHP

This is a useful tidbit of code to have until PHP adds this feature into their MongoDB extension. I stumbled on an example on Stack Overflow illustration showing how to do this and rewrote it in what I think is a slightly more modern way that does the same thing.

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Mar 31, 2014 2 min read