Aaron Sumner


Sound Refound is an online gallery of promotional flyers for concerts. I've collected these over the years, primarily in the Lawrence, Kansas, and Seattle, Washington areas.
Rock Chalk Nation is a convenient collection of headlines from Kansas Jayhawks-related news sources. I made it to be useful to me; perhaps you'll find it handy as well. Mainly an exercise in how quickly I could get something like this built (answer: about 30 minutes).
Kansas Road Trips is a travel blog of sorts for anyone interested in exploring the nooks and crannies of the Sunflower State. Photography and logo by yours truly.

Biography

I'm Aaron Sumner, of Lawrence, Kansas, USA; by way of Seattle, Washington, and Jersey County, Illinois.

I've worked on the web since 1994 when I began creating some of the very first departmental and organizational websites as an undergraduate at the University of Kansas. Over the years I've worked my way through static HTML to Applescript (yes, Applescript) to Perl to PHP to Ruby. Since 2005 I've worked mostly with Ruby and Rails, with a dose of Javascript and helping of Python.

I'm employed at O'Reilly Media and write there sometimes, too. Maybe you should come work with me.

I still learn new things every day. Sometimes I share them here.