Writing about things happening in my life. Topics can range from vacation I took to preparing for my upcoming fatherhood. Things could get messy with all those feelings in the air.
How becoming a parent has made me a better developer
The life of a parent/software developer has many challenges, but oddly enough, not that unique to just parenting. These are a few things that I've learned.
3 Things More Important than the Programming Languages You Know
Knowing where to get started in software development can be tricky. Here are a few tips I give newcomers looking to make waves.
Inspiration vs Motivation: Being honest with yourself
A little self discovery on whether you look to someone for inspiration or motivation, and what these two terms mean when it comes to your success.
Planning for success means planning for failure
By planning for failure, your next project should succeed. You may hit a point where things go wrong, but with proper planning, you'll be prepared for it.
Proficiency is a Bubble
Before I even get going, I want you to tell me 3 things you would deem yourself proficient at. Got 3? Great. Now: I want you to think of 2...
How Writing One Plugin Changed My Lifestyle
Outside of the development world, it’s difficult to describe how I landed on my current ‘remote worker lifestyle’. The concept of working from home isn’t new to most people. Some...
Getting Feedback is About More than Asking for It
The other day I was driving home from the coffee shop on lunch break. “How’s My Driving?”, was staring me right in the face in bold black letters on a...
Not Everything Is a Nail
Often times, as a developer, I’m asked the question we all dread… Do you have a minute? I have an idea I want to run past you. <insert generic idea...
Don’t Pitch Me Bro!
Ask most sales/marketing people and they’ll tell you, pitches are a numbers game. The more people you offer to, the more sales you’ll get. They aren’t wrong, it’s a statistical...