Why Code?

That moment.  You know the one.  It's 2:00 AM and you've been banging your head against the problem for hours.  You're exhausted and discouraged, but going to bed with the issue left unresolved is unthinkable.  How could you sleep with it just sitting there, not…

GitHubbing it up

I have been working on various personal projects recently.  In the process I've been able to try out all sorts of new technology (Azure Services, knockout.js, bootstrap.js, etc.).  I decided that it would be fun to make everything open source and available on GitHub.You can…

KeePass 2.19 and OS X

I love KeePass and use it religiously to keep track of all my passwords. The only problem I've had is an issue with Mono and the 2.18 version on the Mac that prevented copying and pasting from working. KeePass 2.19 fixed the bug, but no one (well, no…

Rockets on a Friday Afternoon

Nothing better.…

New Direction

Just a quick note (it’s 1:30 AM at the moment, ugh) to mention that I bought this yesterday, so that I can develop for this and this. I’ve been wanting to pull the trigger on one for quite some time now, and the…

The Interview - Aftermath

I really wish I wouldn’t worry as much as I do.  The interview, as my wife repeatedly assured me, went well. He was very bright and impressed me with his ability to communicate.  I know for a fact that I didn’t have my crap…

The Interview

A few days ago an email was sent out to all developers in the company asking if anyone was willing and able to conduct a technical interview with a potential new hire.  I, being the magnanimous person that I am, ignored it and continued on my merry way.  …

Personal Growth

I have been a developer for over ten years now.  Most of that time has been spent using .Net technologies, with occasional dabbling in Java or C++.  I have written a lot of code in that time.  Everything from large enterprise applications to small web sites…

And So It Continues

I have discovered that when first getting a website up and running, there is a considerable amount of churn.  I have changed the theme and layout of the site an embarrassing number of times. I am homing in on the final look, however.   So exciting……

So It Begins

With a bang.…