I'm Brian P. Hogan, a web developer, teacher, author, editor, and musician living in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. I develop web sites like Rails Mentors, and Rendera using HTML5, JQuery, and Ruby.

I am the author of several books, including HTML5 and CSS3, tmux - Productive Mouse-Free Development, and Web Development Recipes and I am always looking for interesting opportunities to help people succeed.

Latest Blog Posts

  • Being A Good Critical Friend

    I’ve been around software development a long time, and a reoccurring theme is to see this kind of feedback from peers: I’ll never understand the logic behind [some thing I think is dumb / disagree with strongly]. or If you’re not using [some technology I like] you’re doing it wrong. Or a variant of You’re […]

  • MonthOfMusic Retrospective

    In August, I embarked on a huge task: I set out to record and release one song a day for an entire month. And I actually did it. The entire playlist is up online. I thought I'd share some behind-the-scenes facts and some things I learned. Breaking The Chain Is Devastating When I write a […]

  • MonthOfMusic Day 31

    This is it.. the last #MonthOfMusic song. (To listen to the whole month, check out http://bphogan.com/tag/monthofmusic) For the finale, I chose to finally record a song I wrote a long time ago for my wife, Carissa. Here it is. Hope you enjoy, and thanks for listening.

Recent Presentations

Grunt From The Ground Up Testing Client-side Code with Jasmine and CoffeeScript FUD-Free Accessibility for Web Developers - Also, Cake. Responsive Web Design Web Development with CoffeeScript and Sass

Recent Photos

20140703_204026_345.jpg 20140705_195711_913.jpg Gingerbread Train Gingerbread Train Dominos

My Books

Automate With Grunt HTML5 and CSS3 tmux - Productive Mouse Free Development Web Development Recipes

Available in print, PDF, eBub, or Kindle format!