I'm Sean.

I write about #software, #SaaS, #consulting and #mobile app development

I code in #Python, #PHP, #Swift, #Ruby, #ReactJS and #Postgres

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Problem slash Bug in Rails with attr_accessor and Datetime Select Fields
Looks like there is a problem with using the attr_accessor method with datetime form fields http://dev.rubyonrails.org/ticket/8983 In Rails 2.3.2, for me at least, the problem seems to be popping up again. While trying to process a date for credit card v...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Launch Photoshop (Or Any App) From The Command Line on Mac OS X
I often find myself coding with the terminal open. Cding around a web app project I usually end up at some point launching Photoshop. Either to touch up or work on a psd, png, jpg ...etc. I fire up Photoshop and then navigate to the app's public directory...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Rails Find All by Birthday: How to Find Upcoming Birthdays with ActiveRecord
There are a few ways to solve this problem. However, I think the easiest is to cache the day of the year that the user is born on as an integer. If stored alongside the timestamp we can quickly get a list but properly handle the full birthday elsewhere, s...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
A List of Every High School in the United States in Pipe Delimitted Form (2005)
Here is a text file containing every high school in the United States(2005), including city, state, zip code and high school name. us_high_schools_pd
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
My First Data Visualization McCain V. Obama Election Results
Here is my first data visualization. I used the Processing programming language and an SVG map of the United States. ...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012