A Month In

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About a month ago, I started my new job at a fresh startup. It’s self-funded but with a cool idea that addresses a particular industry’s needs. I’d like to talk about my experience but without expressly talking about the product itself, so for now, visualize it as a super-customized version of Dropbox for a particular […]

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Programming Myths

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Programming myths permeate the developer world as much as urban myths spread through high school. The non-tech media believes it whole-heartedly, young developers suspect something but stay in denial, and older developers know better, most of the time, until they start a whole new myth that serves them. Or a combination of the reactions may […]

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Handling Critique As a Developer

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Handling Critique is a chapter from my upcoming book, Web Developer Dot Meta. Subscribe to my mailing list to get more information. I like to say that people that criticize you unconstructively are people that are not happy. And with that, I’d like to talk about handling critique from your peers. Just like artists that […]

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Where are all the remote tech jobs?

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I’ve recently started the arduous process of finding a new job and have encountered quite a struggle in the process so after having read Paul Graham’s article on immigration, I decided to write this article to weigh in with my lay knowledge, anecdotes, and personal knowledge. First, let me reiterate what Paul said. Basically, he […]

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What I did in 2014

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2014 was quite a year for me, just like any other year. Before I get into the specifics, I learned one big thing: Despite thinking I had slowed down on my learning endeavor, I’ve sped it up to tremendous velocities. What I mean by that is that, when you start programming, everything is new. Before […]

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Using Foundation for Apps

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Since I had the pleasure of writing 99% of the AngularJS code for Foundation for Apps, I decided to make a long video showing off a sample workflow. It’s my first screencast of the kind so excuse the numerous mistakes and stumbling. For those that don’t want to watch the whole thing. Here are a […]

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