Dr Nic

I create web apps

I work at Engine Yard,
I have contributed to over 100 open source projects, and I love talking at conferences.

Here is a small selection of the
open source projects I have
worked on over the years


  • Hudson.rb

    83 32 CLI for working with Hudson CI, the sweet CI platform.
  • RoR TextMate bundle

    83 32 Ruby on Rails TextMate bundle
  • New Gem

    83 32 New Gem Generator for RubyGems
  • ChocTop

    83 32 ChocTop packages and deploys anything in a customized OS X DMG.
View more projects on GitHub

My latest blog posts
a collection of code, tutorials
and other topics


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