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Steps to Automation 15 July, 2019

Identify Steps that can be automated Automation can be designed by breaking up a complex task into many, simple tasks. We can take a few…

Strange Bug: Safari Parsing 26 March, 2019

So I spent half a day fixing the following errors. The layout on Rental Cars Search results have been broken on Safari. We suspected that…

Cook and Code 3: Rabbit Season 19 February, 2018

This meetup was graciously hosted by Dmytro Malikov. He put on his own Cook and Code at his home, with a few of his coworkers here, Eric and…

Cook and Code 2: Cooking Ribs 13 January, 2018

Cook and Code 2 As we make this a monthly tradition, we expndeda to having another member. This time around, we had DmytNro Malikov from…

Cook and Code 1: Cooking and Coding Together 13 October, 2017

Cook and Code 1 So Jimmy Vo and I have a time management problem. We try our best to balance what time we have to: Expand and maintain our…

Fixing Hot Reloads on Vagrant 04 March, 2017

One of the common issues that I've run into virtualizing my development environments is having to restart my server manually. Whenever I…

Sorting between multiple Models in Ruby on Rails 12 January, 2017

Recently, I ran into a situation where I had two different Models where I needed to display both types of records in chronological order. We…

Standardized Front-end Tools to Increase Productivity 29 July, 2016

One of the challenges I ran into while learning modern front-end developments and frameworks is the challenge of putting all the ideas…

Finishing your blog posts 02 July, 2016

I have about 10-15 half-finished ideas and blog posts. Each of these ideas take off in full force! Full of passion and enthusiasm, the words…

Tips for Having a great Hackathon Experience 18 May, 2016

I recently participated in a few hackathons and hack nights this year. They are a great experience for developing a lot of interesting ideas…

Environmental Variables for AngularJS 10 February, 2016

When it came time to setup deploys for our AngularJS application, we had a few areas in our Services that had hard-coded API keys into the…

Programming without Internet? 01 February, 2016

So I'm sitting in a trampoline recreation center for my sister's party. Chaperoning and Chaffeuring around. With some downtime, and not in…

One Man Development Team 08 September, 2015

I recently picked up a small project over the weekend. With the promise to myself to launch an MVP by week's end, I needed to have a solid…

Programming Learning Slumps 24 August, 2015

How do we find relevance in learning new programming stacks? How do we remain relevant in our understanding of web architecture? New…

Preparing for Kickstarter 08 September, 2014

With Past to Future Games' initial Kickstarter on launch, we have the following issues to address. Reduce landing page loading time…

Geoportal.us: Possible Naming Confusion 21 August, 2014

Lauren had a great idea for a project. We are making a simple, curated search / browse filled with GIS information. We'll categorize the…

New Boys In Town 05 March, 2014

One day an old friend came to me and mentioned if I wanted to start a business. So we did that. We started a new company. After a month of…

A New Start 05 January, 2014

With the second year of the Horse approaching, I have decided to do a blog for a New Years resolution. We have a lot of plans in store for…