What I learned in my first year as a dev!

I have recently crossed the one-year mark as a professional software developer. I had a lot of assumptions about what it would be like and many of them were not all that too accurate. Here’s what I learned in one full year as a dev. Just ship the code What I would consider to beContinue reading “What I learned in my first year as a dev!”

Let’s Talk About Twitter

Twitter, apparently, got bought out this week by someone who had enough money laying around for that kind of weird flex. I think this was a foolish idea but from the standpoint of a developer. I’m going to come out swinging with some bold claims and, as always, I’m perfectly open to being argued outContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Twitter”

OLKB Preonic: Longish Term

Alright so this is really programming-adjacent, and not fully about programming. That’s fine, I’ll allow it. It is my blog after all. So: since January of 2021 I’ve been doing the vast majority of my writing and programming on an OLKB Preonic. Full disclosure – it originally arrived in September 2020 and I assembled it,Continue reading “OLKB Preonic: Longish Term”

You Probably Need a Project

For quite a while I didn’t have any programming-related side projects. This was a bit of a problem when I was presented with new opportunities because, invariably, I would be asked about what kind of work I could show off. This was difficult – everything I work on at my day job is proprietary andContinue reading “You Probably Need a Project”