Getting Things Done with GitHub, Markdown, and Visual Studio Code

I am at the beginning stages of trying to focus my work better than I have been able to do while working on my one-month goal of posting consistently on LinkedIn. This posting goal exacerbated some pre-existing issues around the organization of my work. Those of you who ever read David Allen’s popular productivity guide, … Read more

Code Pride is the Best Medicine

One of the finest “buzzwords” I learned about in my career was the concept of code pride.  Many people have their own definition of this, and it goes under other names as well:  Clean Code, Solid Code, and Software Craftsmanship.  Of course, whatever you call it, virtues like this are hard to pin down.  Beauty, … Read more

A Coop Coding Bootcamp

My wife attended a Data Science Boot Camp in 2019-2020 and loved it, and did well.  This was associated with a University of North Carolina, our state university system.  The interesting result of the boot camp for her was that she was able to secure a very substantial raise from the employer she left to … Read more

Building a Docker Golang Container

One of the main benefits of blogging about software is that it allows me to dust off and improve skills that I otherwise might not get too much opportunity to practice during my day job as a Java peasant. (If you don’t know, Java Peasants work in object factories). Along these lines, I’ve set myself … Read more

Node Starter Projects

Over the last few days, I’ve decided to brush up my node a bit. To begin that effort, I’ve started to create some Node starter projects. I’ve called the repository Node Tutorials in honor of the Java Tutorials that I had put together a few years ago. There really isn’t an accompanying Node Tutorials series as there was for … Read more