Hi, I'm Joel Christiansen.
Ruby on Rails developer, no/low-coder, and workers' rights lawyer in the Pacific Northwest USA.
How to create a Ruby application that automatically harvests state trial court files.
A poem I dig.
Infrastructure, culture, and riding.
Create an inexpensive Linux computer from scratch. Here's how.
Get set up to build Rails applications on a Raspberry Pi.
Step-by-step tutorial to create an autocomplete field that returns suggestions from a PostgreSQL database.
Speed and modularity with data-remote forms and JavaScript responses in Ruby on Rails.
Front end layouts with display: grid and SCSS mixins for responsive breakpoints.
Sensible starting point for structuring styles in new Rails projects.
Some of these recipes came from humans, others from artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms.
Some reflections on how law practice sapped my creative energy and what I've been doing to get back on track.
List and video walkthrough of Roam Research keyboard shortcuts.
A GitHub repository detailing all amendments to Oregon's primary noncompete statute (ORS 653.295) since its enactment in 1977.