My year in review: 2015

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The year 2015 has been a pretty crazy year for me. I feel like I say that every year but this year, I actually have tangible proof. In one fell swoop, I moved to another state, bought a house, and had a kid. But you probably didn’t come to read this article about my personal […]

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When I tried out Go

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I tried out Go as part of my “2 weeks with Go” challenge and wanted to share my experiences as I … go. package management Go’s package managemenet is completely bizarre. At first, I thought it was awesome. You don’t have a package.json, you don’t have any crazy dependency trees, you simply list a package, […]

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Picking the next thing to learn

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One of the big struggles of being a developer is often just figuring out “what to do next”. There is a vast network of options for a developer where one can dig deeper into their current knowledge, they can move forward, or they can move sideways and in all kinds of ways. But at all […]

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My code, my failure

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As a developer, it can be difficult to separate oneself from their code. Our code, in reality, is seen as a representation of our abilities. The resulting product is then a representation of our code and ourselves as well. We pride ourselves on what we write and feel ashamed when the code we put out […]

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Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide To ReactJS

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A few weeks ago, I made a presentation and a youtube video introducing Angular (and JS developers in general) to ReactJS. It seems like React became a framework many want to try but somehow, it’s always out of reach. A part of the reason for that is that there’s not a “why” attached to the […]

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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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