My Experience Running Development At A Startup

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In 2015, I joined a startup called Landdox. I was the first employee. In fact, I joined Landdox before it officially became a company. Since then, the application has grown from an idea designed in Sketch by the founder to a fruitful large application with a customer base. It has been an intense nearly 2 […]

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Building your first Redux Application with React

A few weeks ago, I decided to dive into Redux and make the experience of learning Redux as simple as possible. As with all of my high-quality guides (yeah, I’m selling myself here), I try to go through the simplest application possible that not only demonstrates all of the core features, but also shows actual […]

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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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