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

  • In Teaching, Context Is Key!

    When you were three years old, you asked “why” an awful lot. If you have kids you’re probably sick and tired of hearing that question. But it is a fundamental question; it’s how we learn. We have a need to understand. Some things are learned over time, like “We need to eat so we don’t […]

  • How To Derail Your Readers And Students

    There’s no shortage of software developers who are eager to share their passion with others through writing and teaching. It’s an amazing time, and it’s great to have all these resources out there for us to all get better at what we do. If you’re a software developer who wants to teach others how to […]

  • Things every web developer should know

    I believe that web developer should have a command of a few simple things in order to tackle the random craziness that web development entails. This isn’t, by any means, a comprehensive list. It is opinionated, but also based on things I see other people I respect demonstrate in their daily work. JavaScript It’s everywhere […]

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

Gingerbread Train Gingerbread Train Dominos    Seal cove Gull

My Books

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

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