Hi, I'm Joel Christiansen, an Oregon workers' rights lawyer, rubyist, and outdoors enthusiast. I live in the Pacific Northwest and work remotely on legal causes and technology-related projects worldwide1. I use this website to share some things I write and make.
How to create a Ruby application that programmatically harvests information from the Oregon eCourt Information (OECI) system.
A GitHub repository detailing all amendments to Oregon's primary noncompete statute (ORS 653.295) since its enactment in 1977.
Approaching the classic text editor in a more sustainable light.
Step-by-step tutorial to create an autocomplete field that returns suggestions from a database.
Some thoughts on infrastructure, culture, and people from a decade of riding.