For years when working on projects, both personally and professionally, I’d cripple myself with semantics and best practices. It’s far too common in the development industry to feel bombarded with best practices and receive backlash from the community/workplace when all of those best practices are not your standard. What I have come to learn from this is that, […]
In the early years, like most other developers, my local environment was configured with MAMP. There are OS based equivalents, i.e. XAMP and WAMP. It was pretty straight forward, point and click and you have a stable LAMP stack to develop with. I actually haven’t really reached its limits until I starting working on web […]
I believe you cannot over document your code. Other developers who may not know the framework may find it helpful in addition to framework documentation.
I’ve often heard that your code should explain itself. I also agree with this, but I also feel like we engineers like to make things harder on ourselves in an already extremely taxing career. Realistically speaking, you may not always be on a team where everyone knows the framework and everyone is at the same […]
I along with thousands of others have received an email from Evernote, notifying me that the current plan I’m on will be changing. The change will most likely incur a fee based on my usage. Like a lot of software shops lately, Evernote is rethinking how to prioritize and move their product forward in a […]
To coincide with a piece I wrote a bit a go, my family has evolved our discussions every morning into actual “stand ups.” Every morning we have these discussions over coffee, and sometimes we revisit mid-way through the day to make sure we are on track or if we need to change plans. Raising two […]