Replacing RVM with rbenv in OS X

For several years , I’ve been using RVM to manage and install different versions of Ruby and gemsets on my system. For anyone using Ruby, it’s an essential tool in making development much easier. It helped me greatly in managing different versions of Ruby and different gemsets to make…

ImgCaption: A Simple, Lightweight Image Caption jQuery Plugin

There are many image caption jQuery solutions for placing captions to images, but most of the available plugins I found don't provide the simplicity that I need and most use the alt or title tag to display text captions. I don't find these two attributes semantically correct when you need…

R.I.P. H.R. Giger

After hearing about HR Giger’s death, I felt compelled to write something about him. I'm a lifelong fan of macabre and dark art, and his life’s work was a great source of inspiration to me. He passed away on May 12 caused by injuries from a fall. I…

Bastard: A Free Boilerplate Theme For Ghost

I just moved my site to use Ghost, and built my own theme for it. I want it to have a short catchy name that fits the theme, so I named it -- Bastard. It is available to download from GitHub for free. :) The theme was built using Bootstrap 3,…

On Choosing A Markdown Blog Platform

I finally decided to switch my personal website from Wordpress to Ghost. I've been using Wordpress for a really long time, and I still think it is a great tool for building custom websites. I've use it a lot in the past to build sites for various clients, and I'll…