March 12, 2018

Notifications are noise

I was building a little app for myself when another dev friend asked me a question regarding notifications. While I was coming up with a funny come back I found myself having more to say than I...


February 21, 2018

Deployments and Clients

As my deployment processes evolve, I like to find new ways I can communicate valuable information to my clients. Of course, I like to automate this process as much as possible so I can focus on what...


December 12, 2017

When not to use a framework

I'm currently working on a project that involves rebuilding a product that was once built by a contractor. I've been looking through this previous codebase and I noticed a few things that got me...


November 22, 2017

What happens during a meeting in my home

It’s no secret that I work from home, and that I’m an advocate for more positions being remote. My personal distractions and home life has evolved as I’ve became a husband and most...


August 16, 2017

Northshore Code and Coffee

Location: Hoosier Mama Pie Company & Dollop Time: Every Friday, between 8:30am-4PM Slack Invitation Link - We have a slack group that we all chat in. Invitation link never expires, and it's free...


August 8, 2017


I honestly haven’t thought about that number until a few days ago. I don’t see turning thirty as such a big ordeal. Admittedly it is more uncomfortable than I originally had thought it would be....


March 14, 2017

I have a lot of work to do

I have had these thoughts rolling around in my head for years and not really sure how to formulate them into something remotely comprehensive. That may be in part of growing as an individual and a...


June 29, 2016

Don't be an asshole pay for software

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....


May 20, 2015

Migrations and seeds

When developing on a long-term application, the data itself becomes an entity you must maintain and look after. You're consantly making releases and if you're "agile", priorities and...