Tom Gamon

I am a Ruby developer working out of Melbourne, Australia.

Jul 25, 2019

Clubhouse commit message prefixer

Clubhouse is the best project management software for development that I have ever used. This is a simple git hook that will prefix your commit messages if you are using...

Jul 23, 2019

Tiny script to bump version number

I often find myself doing the following: Go to repo Open VERSION file Change the version number Add the file to git Commit with the message ‘Bump version to $1’...

Apr 1, 2019

Moving from Rubymine to Vim

I recently moved from Rubymine to Vim, which was quite a dramatic shift. I had a lot of questions on the way, and these were the answers I found. If...

Feb 25, 2019

What the hell is a JRuby?

What the hell is a JRuby? If you are like me and you don’t know your MRI from your RBX, you think a Truffle Ruby sounds delicious and panic when...

Apr 19, 2018

iTerm 2 Automatic Profile Switching

A couple of months ago I decided to set it up so my iTerm 2 terminal changed to a different colour when I am ssh’d into either one of our...

Mar 1, 2018

Dyslexia and Development

A talk I gave at RubyConf AU 2018 about the impact of having Dyslexia on being a developer.