I'm Brian P. Hogan, a web developer, teacher, author, editor, and musician living in
Eau Claire, Wisconsin. I develop web sites like Codecaster, Rails Mentors,
and using HTML5, JQuery, and Ruby.
I am the author of several books, including
and I am always looking for interesting opportunities to help people succeed.
Latest Blog Posts
I’ve had an amazing time teaching aspiring software developers. Over the course of the last four years I’ve had the privilege of teaching over 400 students how to use Linux, how to build their first web sites, and how to write their first software applications. I’ve met some truly incredible people and forged some great […]
Measuring how long a software project will take is a futile endeavor. Unfortunately, people who hire software developers have a habit of asking for the impossible. Like when they want you to build a Facebook clone in 2 weeks for $200. So to appease my clients and managers over the years, I developed a formula […]
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 […]