Scott Watermasysk Husband, Father, Bootstrapper, Developer, Builder, Shipper.

Howdy! Thanks for stopping by.

I am a bootstrapped business founder & advocate, ruby on rails developer, husband, father, sometimes basketball coach. I love to build things.

I have worked at startups (we call them small businesses on the east coast) for nearly 20 years. This site is a collection of what I am working on, learning, and find interesting.

I am @scottw on Twitter and can be emailed at

Recent Posts

Where To Blog In 2019

Questions like this: ‘What blogging platform would you recommend?’ are still very common.

Jan 21, 2019

My Favorite Ruby Gems For Development

There are many Ruby Gems you can use on a project. The following are my favorites for improving the development experience, primarily on Rails apps.

Jan 21, 2019

Versioning Coffee Script

KickoffLabs current widget framework was built on CoffeeScript. The entire system is something that started small and then grew over the last seven years.

Jan 16, 2019

Revisiting The SaaS Behind My SaaS

Back in 2014, I wrote a post called 33 Amazing SaaS tools that Power KickoffLabs 1. Since it is not a good idea to litter your company blog with posts about the internals of the company, I thought I would do a recap here. Amazing…must have read a blog post on bad post titles ↩︎

Jan 15, 2019