Tate Johnson is a full-stack developer at LIFX who has a knack for seeing how everything fits together. Simplicity and defaults are my guiding principles. These days I live in Brisbane and commute regularly to Melbourne.

Tate Johnson

Some of my own software includes:

You can reach me via email (tate@tatey.com) or Twitter (@tatejohnson). I occasionally post pixels to Dribble.


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  1. Shipped: Maps for Antenna Mate

  2. Shipped: Tug for Continuous Deployment

  3. Ahri-ly Liked This Birthday Message

  4. Tatey Open Sourced Tatey/NextStop

  5. Shipped: Delayed::Web GUI for Delayed::Job

  6. Don't Care About the Return Value of Outgoing Commands

  7. Experimenting With Continuous Deployment for Feature Branches

  8. Antenna Mate Ships in the United Kingdom

  9. Design is an Iterative Process

  10. Next Stop is Hopping Off

  11. Adding and Removing Children with Rails Nested Forms and AngularJS

  12. Shipped: Next Stop for iPhone

  13. It was a Mistake to Undervalue the “Contact Us” Button in my iOS application

  14. Testing Private and Protected Methods in Rails Controllers Without Being Awkward

  15. SimpleDelegator + MiniTest::Mock = SimpleMock.

  16. Mocking with MiniTest::Mock and SimpleDelegator

  17. Pseudo Dribbble

  18. The Setup

  19. Planning the Future of Antenna Mate

  20. Reflecting on my First iPhone App: Antenna Mate

  21. Replicating View for Header Section in UITableView

  22. JavaScript API

  23. My Favourite Photo From Paris

  24. A LaTeX Default Formatting Inspired Design

  25. Lime in Time

  26. I Did It! 45KM in the Great Brisbane Bike Ride

  27. In Pursuit of an Active Lifestyle

  28. Zoomable Type is Mac OS X's “Show in Large Type” for jQuery

  29. My Jekyll Fork Becomes Jekylless

  30. Why I Like Enumerable#inject

  31. Forking Jekyll: Now With LESS and Growl Notifications

  32. Automating Builds for Integrity When Using a Vanilla Git Repository

  33. What I Aspire to in Minimal Web Design

  34. Quotes is a Sinatra Application for Browsing and Submitting IRC Quotes

  35. Simpler Deployment for Jekyll Using a Rakefile and rsync

  36. Favourite Photos From Holiday to the United States

  37. A Quick Comparison of American and Australian Slang

  38. My Desktop Was Minimal Before Migrating to OS X

  39. Holiday to the United States

  40. Observing Escalator Etiquette

  41. Don't Know C# and Love Programming? Get on Stack Overflow

  42. Stack Overflow is the Programming Forum I've Been Looking For

  43. Apollo 11 Source Code Available

  44. Reset Stylesheets are Overrated

  45. Deploying a Rails Application to DreamHost

  46. Quantifying What's Better About Mac OS X

  47. IRB for Teaching Ruby Interactively

  48. 220KM Round Trip, Mountains, Dams, Crisp Air and Country Roads

  49. Jekyll Meets DreamHost. Automated Deployment For Jekyll With Git

  50. Git Rebase For Linear History

  51. Layouts With Smarty

  52. Having a Flashback

  53. Obligatory Hello, World!