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 Rendera using HTML5, JQuery, and Ruby.

I am the author of several books, including Exercises For Programmers, 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

Settling In at the New Gig

I’m nearly two months into my new job. For those of you that haven’t heard, I am a Technical Editor at DigitalOcean, a fantastic startup based in New York City. I work with a great team of people, and I help open-source enthusiasts share their knowledge through written tutorials. I’m responsible for taking their submitted […]

Moving On…

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 […]

The Hogan Formula For Software Estimation

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 […]

Recent Presentations

Realtime Web Apps with Elixir and Phoenix Getting Started Contributing To Open Source Rethink Frontend Development With Elm 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

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My Books

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

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