John Hobbs

My name is John Hobbs, and I do computer stuff. I have a Bachelors in MIS from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Currently, I help the world build better UI through testing at Chromatic

In the past, I made fancy websites with What Cheer 🪦, helped build the greatest dog social network ever, Pack 🪦, and made the best Wordpress hosting in the world at Flywheel 🪦.

Contact Me

To get in touch, just send me an email, [email protected]


What I use...

Buttercup Farm

My wife and I live with our kids on 11 acres just outside of Omaha. We run a small, natural farm for food and flowers, Buttercup Farm


I'm constantly working on new projects (it's a flaw) but these are some of my current ones, or ones I'm particularly fond of.

Cult of the Party Parrot

Cult of the Party Parrot is a site collecting and cataloging all of the party parrots we can find.


I'm a fan of the todo.txt format and wrote a JavaScript library for handling it long ago. Recently I've been rewriting it in TypeScript and trying to make it more reliable and extensible.

little machines

Little machines is a collection of small language interpreters and virtual machines implemented in Go.

Mushroom Notes

I've done a lot of reading online, and in books, about mushroom cultivation. I'm not an expert, but I am gathering all my notes here. My goal is to make it a collaborative site and a single place for proven techniques to be recorded.


Martha is an all-in-one mushroom fruiting chamber automation system written in Go for the Raspberry Pi.

Other Sites