Josh Adams – CTO / Principal / Lead Developer – isotope|eleven
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Josh Adams

A bit more about Josh

I am a CTO / Principal / Lead Developer

Josh Adams is a developer and architect with over eleven years of professional experience building production-quality software and managing projects. Josh is isotope|eleven's lead architect, and is responsible for overseeing architectural decisions and translating customer requirements into working software. Josh graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Mathematics and Philosophy. He runs the ElixirSips screencast series, teaching hundreds of developers Elixir. He also occasionally provides Technical Review for Apress Publishing, specifically regarding Arduino microprocessors. When he's not working, Josh enjoys spending time with his family.

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[UPDATE 2] So if you like this, you'll probably like the post where I integrate with an android app.

[UPDATE] I went a bit further, integrated the sucker with twitter.

So we used pi_piper just now to control some GPIO pins on our Raspberry Pi.


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This is just a release script I use on a private, largely-javascript project I work on regularly. Thought I'd share. It's an example of how great ruby can be for straight-up glue script.

beginclass VersionAlreadyTaggedError < StandardError; end...
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Let's get right to the awesome stuff:


  • Javascript multithreading
    • First off, let me say that the next two links came up because we found a performance bug in chrome (especially noticeable on mobile browsers) when there were in-flight ajax requests,...
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  • metriks lets you instrument ruby and gather metrics on your app. Saw it on the Ruby on Ales live stream.
  • Digitizer is a 3D scanner being put out by Makerbot for use with their Replicators. Exciting times.
  • Amazon's Mega Dropdown is...
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