I’m coming to the end of my 30 day challenge of creating websites and daily practice takes time. The goal of this challenge was not to create the most stunning, mind blowing websites, but to get in the habit of creating something everyday, even if it is just a placeholder. That reminder helps me rememberRead More
I was going to specify this as “5 steps to get started as a developer”, but as I thought about this, it is much more than that. It is really how to get started at anything. Of course, I’m going to focus on the development steps, ACTUAL steps, not theory. This post may be aRead More
Day 15 of 30 sites in 30 days challenge I am on day 15 of a 30 day challenge, you can see my initial post here and I have already learned quite a bit about myself, my process, and what I enjoy doing. I know it sounds crazy, that I’m doing a 30 day challengeRead More
Creating 30 sites in 30 days seems like a daunting task, and for the record it is. However, you will learn a lot about yourself and maybe a little about coding as you proceed through this challenge. You can signup for it here: http://codelegy.com/30days30sites/ and it is free and I’m not hosting, maintaining, or have anythingRead More
What is your new project? How is it helping others? What are you trying to solve? Let’s help our children learn about the real world, not shelter them with technology.
I am a software developer with over 20 years of experience, so you would think that I have a certain level of confidence in what I do. I don’t. I have a confidence in not what I know, not what I have done, but that I can figure things out. I am a problem solver,Read More
Agile is Dead – But Development Lives ON! Let me start by saying, Yes, I signed the Agile Manifesto back in 2012. And for those who don’t know, here is what it states: We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have comeRead More
As developers, part of our job is to keep up with technology. It is not an easy task with new frameworks coming out every month, new versions of existing frameworks almost daily in some cases. It seems that it is an unsurmountable task. I have a very simple tip that helps. Stop Doing IT! YouRead More
open-office environments prevent people from focusing, puts them under constant scrutiny, and hurts innovation and productivity.
Congratulations! You landed your first development job. The first thing they want you to do is to set up a local environment, document how you did it, and try to write some automation scripts around that process so the next new hire can get started faster than you. Welcome to DevOps! Wait! I was hiredRead More