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Ben Orenstein is joined by “Cowboy” Ben Alman, JavaScript open source developer and Director of Pluginization at Bocoup. They discuss how Ben Alman got started with programming and his crazy projects, the open web, favorite tools, and one of his latest projects, Grunt. They also discuss CoffeeScript, and why Ben Alman’s not using it yet, speaking at conferences and how Ben Alman got more comfortable in front of crowds, whether its important to understand straight JavaScript, or just jQuery, and more! Also, Whiskey. "Cowboy" Ben Alman Bocoup Ben Alman's enormous project listing Bocoup Sublime Text 2 M+ monospace font Ben Alman's dotfiles and gpr Grunt on github, Grunt introduction jake JSHint npm CoffeeScript Variadic function YUI Compressor Bulleit Bourbon The Macallan Big Ben Hillman @ The Big Easy Follow @thoughtbot, @cowboy, and @r00k on twitter.