Jekyll and MixPanel

After getting rid of Google Analytics -- it was time for MixPanel. It's a pretty tight event driven Analytics tool which let's you bind tracking events to their API with a high level syntax. This is how MixPanel generally works: mpq.track('EventName', { some : 'data' }); Since Jekyll _posts are being…

Node.js Sinatra Style Routing

Having spent the past two years working with first Sinatra; then falling head over heels for Node.js with Express -- I found myself attracted to that sexy and verbose set of convenience methods for routing. I threw this together a while back as a quick and dirty hack to…

Node.js - Automation with a Makefile

Make is a really old piece of *NIX systems that automates a build processes. The build process doesn't need to be a .c project, it works great with any type of software application. Using a Makefile within a project directory let's you drastically reduce the time spent doing trivial tasks.…