Hey! I'm Ben.
I'm a young web developer living in Salt Lake City, Utah.
I'm currently interesting in writing web applications using
. Ember Data
is frickin' sweet. I'm still a big fan of
are great and let me write less of it. SASS
, and (currently my favorite preprocessor)
make writing quality CSS fun and easy. I also love Linux
and System Administration
. I run
on my personal machines and just about any server as well. It's mostly because PPAs
are incredibly convenient and Ubuntu is pretty darn stable. Arch
are nice as well, but more bleeding edge. Some of the server technologies I'm familiar with are the
web servers, the
, just to name a few I like. I love scripting in Bash for simple tasks and automation but I use
in the console wherever I can because it's awesome
. Zsh has integration capabilities for
, which is really useful for keeping track of which branch you're on and whether or not the branch is clean without running commands. Virtual Machines are really important to me. I love having access to any software I need at any time as well as the ability to snapshot and revert entire environments.
is some amazing open source software, especially with
for development. Follow me on
to get to know me personally!