A self-proclaimed ParaHacker and avid Logophile, Thom has been writing software since the days when ALL telephones had wires. Leaving Fortran and COBOL behind and having become bored with Java, Thom is currently a Serial Rails Developer living in The Sunshine State. When not working on Open Source projects, developing articles and tutorials for Learnable, or helping to manage the Sitepoint Forums as a Team Leader, Thom is playing Euro-Games. With a reputation for puns and wordplay, Thom calls himself an avid Logophile and Polyphiloprogenitive Programming Polyglot.

Thom's articles

  1. Interviewing Rogues: Charles Max Wood, Part II

    This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Interviewing Rogues

    This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Interviewing RoguesThis is the second part of a two-part interview with Charles Max Wood, the founder of the Ruby Rogues podcast. How was ‘The Gang’ formed? Thom: So I bet that will answer my next questions, which is how you assembled this group of people […]

  2. Interviewing Rogues: Charles Max Wood, Part I

    The Lead Rogue Every week a group of Ruby Enthusiasts get together in a Virtual Roundtable and explore/discuss/argue some aspect of the Ruby language or the Ruby community. They allow the rest of us to listen in on their discussion by way of the Ruby Rogues podcast. The podcast can be accessed on iTunes or […]

  3. RubyMotion Workflow Customizations

    RubyMotion is a set of tools that simplifies the development of iOS applications, compiling source code to native iOS machine language. It shares its heritage with MacRuby, making it a familiar option for experienced Rubyists to develop applications for iPhone/iPod/iPad. RubyMotion provides direct access to iOS Classes and Libraries, RubyGems and supports the mixing of […]

  4. RubyMotion: Dreams Do Come True

    The website for RubyMotion calls it “A revolutionary toolchain for iOS. It lets you quickly develop and test native iOS applications…using the awesome Ruby language you know and love”. As a long-time Ruby (and Rails) developer, when I first heard about this I thought I was in a dream! I have gone through those “…in […]