I am now blogging at blog.alexmaccaw.com
Well, according to this blog I'm still in Cambodia. Unfortunately, that's way out of date, I've been through Cambodia, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand and am now in Hawaii - I've just been really negligent in updating the blog. What's the
You can get the rough cuts version right now off O'Reilly's site. Here's a bit of blurb to explain it:
Traveling & writing
Traveling and writing wasn't as difficult as I first thought it might be; it beats working and writing, that's for sure. I just took an hour or two every evening for writing, and progressed slowly but steadily. Often I didn't have internet access for a few days, so I'd have to save certain articles and libraries offline to continue writing. At other times where were power issues, i.e. no electricity in some parts of Africa and Cambodia. Forward planning was the key in the latter case, making sure the laptop's batteries were charged. All in all it was a great experience, and kept the brain ticking over, instead of turning to mush as it often does when un-used.
Holla is the most advanced example, and can be found on GitHub. Holla is a group chat application, and uses a combination of Rails, Juggernaut and Spine to let users chat in realtime. WebKit only. [Demo]
Finally Addy Osmani has written a great tutorial on building Spine applications.
Next destination is New York City! I'll be there for TechCrunch Disrupt and the Hackathon. See you all there!