Digital Download Sales with PayPal IPN, Rails, and Refinery CMS

While building an online store for one of my past projects using Rails and the Refinery CMS, I was presented with an interesting problem. I had a requirement to allow customers to purchase and download individual music tracks directly from an online store that also sells physical goods. On its surface, this sort of thingContinue reading “Digital Download Sales with PayPal IPN, Rails, and Refinery CMS”

Two Weeks with a Standing Desk

If many of the recent studies on the subject are to be believed, sitting all day is horrible for you. Regardless of how much we may exercise when we aren’t chained to our desks, sitting for long periods places us at greater risk for various cancers, obesity, and diabetes, not to mention neck and backContinue reading “Two Weeks with a Standing Desk”