Off to Nix Camp

Thanks to bit a of a work stipend for conferences/training, I'm headed to Nix Camp at the end of September! Just look at the venue...

It's a week-long informal gathering of Nix veterans and novices alike. Hopefully I will emerge with more clarity in leveraging Nix for projects of many flavors.


RFD 1 Requests for Discussion

  • Let's get rid of amorphous Google Docs as a discussion medium!

Command Line Interface Guidelines

  • "An open-source guide to help you write better command-line programs, taking traditional UNIX principles and updating them for the modern day."

My Approach to Building Large Technical Projects

  • Early, visible results can be motivating.


  • Pretty neat, though I'm not planning on piping my shell to a remote endpoint anytime soon.