Algorithms are a pretty interesting aspect of coding. Of course, they’re not solely part of coding, as the definition states: Algorithm: a set of rules for solving a problem in a finite number of steps, as for finding the greatest common divisor. But as a developer, I see algorithms as they pertain to developing systems […]
NodeJS is a lightweight technology that no one has yet conquered and shackled in the prison of “Best Practices”. When coding a new app, there’s no list of frameworks to use, no service containers to worry about, no definitions, no injections or ejections or what have you. When you start a new app, there’s app.js […]
With new tools allowing us to version more parts of our application, it’s time to truly version everything, and treat our applications as dependencies
Just a few things I’ve noticed that I am looking forward to. If you have any suggestions, feel free to post them! 1. Keeping hardware-light One thing I wrote about in my article about my last year’s achievements was the idea of setting up different environments for coding (local, staging, production), versioning everything from code […]
2013 has been a year as crazy as others. I changed my job, encountered a slew of terrible recruiters (as always!) and found a place where I like working and plan to stay long-term. Which is great. I also got married, redid my site (several times), made some cash, did some things and voila, I’m […]
If you’re still plagued by having to use Ruby 1.9.3 and you may be using, idk, Vagrant or any other type of testing environment, or just your own machine, you may have encountered the following error when installing either “debugger-ruby_core_source” or the “debugger-linecache” package. This can particularly happen if you’re using RVM or other ruby […]
Blogging can be hard work, especially when done rigorously and over an extended period of time. You can burn out but most importantly, your interests my drastically change. Here’s why I’m taking a break and why you maybe should, too.
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