A collection of long form writing and tutorials — mostly about web development and design.

For shorter, more regular tidbits — peruse the notes section.

Optimizing and automating my Jekyll site build

Lessons learned from building, optimizing, and deploying a huge static site with everyone's favorite SSG — Jekyll.
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How I'm using Jekyll in 2016

Documenting my approach to using Jekyll, how that's evolved over the years, and web development learnings I've picked up along the way.
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The path to iPad Pro

Convincing myself that I need an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to fulfill all my digital illustration needs.
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PaperFaces retrospective

A look back at two years of drawing over 800 portraits using an iPad and Paper for iOS.
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Going static: Using Jekyll without a CMS

Migrating Made Mistakes from a Wordpress powered website back to its static file roots using Jekyll without a CMS.
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Animal Crossing city folk still love the gossip

A lengthy review of Animal Crossing City Folk for the Nintendo Wii — some things never change.
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Three years of problems with an iMac G5

Faulty logic boards, ambient sensors, and displays oh my!
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