I’m Brian P. Hogan, a technical content expert, software developer, teacher, and musician. I am the author of several books including Build Websites with Hugo, Small, Sharp Software Tools, tmux 2 - Productive Mouse-Free Development, and Exercises For Programmers. I develop web applications like Codecaster using HTML5, Elixir, JavaScript, and Ruby. I also coach and mentor aspiring developers.

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International Books Published September 23, 2021

A look at the changes that happen when my books are translated into other languages.

Getting Good Published April 28, 2021

So you want to get good at something in a creative field like music, writing, or even coding? Folks might tell you that you need thousands of hours of study. But that’s not necessarily true. The key to getting good at something is to do it over and over while incorporating feedback along the way. Think of the one thing you’re amazing at. How long did it take you to get to your level of skill?

2021 RPM Challenge Completed Published February 28, 2021

Every February, I participate in the RPM Challenge, a global event where musicians have the month of Febrary to write, record, and release music. This year you could choose to do a single, an EP, or a full album. I’ve completed a five song EP called “Spark”, and you can listen to it on Soundcloud. I’ve been participating in this challenge since 2011. You can find my other entries on the music page.

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