Author Archives: britoman

Ruby <= You are Awesome!

I was just making some updates to the Ruby client I wrote for the Splunk REST API and wanted to point out one of the most wonderful facets of the language: The ability to dynamically generate methods to support a … Continue reading

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Ruby REST Client for Splunk

Splunk has decent documentation regarding their REST API, however the Ruby example uses Hipricot, which like many of the XML parsers in existence has a learning curve. After a few more hours of Googling, I wasn’t able to find any … Continue reading

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Review: Rework

Rework by Jason Fried My rating: 4 of 5 stars Pick this up if you are thinking of starting your own company, or department. Provides a number of little vignettes regarding how to treat your employees, customers and culture. Throw … Continue reading

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Review: Atlas Shrugged

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand My rating: 3 of 5 stars One of the most intellectually challenging books I have ever read. Funny how I finished this on July 4th! Her thoughts are especially relevant in the modern age. I … Continue reading

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burgers. delicoius.

I NEED to be taken around the country to try all of these delicious styles: On a more realistic note, I hear Shake Shack is coming to Philly. Finally! Although they seem to be late for the burger Renaissance … Continue reading

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2011 til date

Major updates: Jan – March: I did P90X and then stopped. In March I went to Barcelona, Granada and Madrid Spain. I enjoyed copious amounts of food and took many pictures. Even now I am craving some chorizo, queso and … Continue reading

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So, yeah… Utter failure when you consider the fact that I haven’t touched this thing since December. Work has gotten progressively busier and every week crazier than the previous. Honestly as each milestone has approached I (naively) thought that things … Continue reading

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