Observe, Evaluate, Iterate

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Nov 27th, 2018

After noticing a couple tweets today I thought I’d put together a bit of a collection of what I’ve been listening to lately for those interested, some of these albums are immediate go-to’s when I need to focus. I’m a massive fan of audiobooks and soundtracks, but I’m not able to concentrate when the...

Nov 13th, 2018

I write code almost exclusively with Sublime Text 3. I’ll use VIM when I’m exploring things on a server but in general I’ve become quite accustomed to Sublime Text 3 and the way it works. I use a MacBook Pro 15” with a separate 32” monitor. This two screen approach lets me stay focused but also keep...
Bottom Line I’ve been hassled by a few of my peers about the fact that I use Sublime Text for a while now, so I decided its high time to give VS Code another review since I decided long ago that Atom was not right for me. I love Sublime Text and find that I work my fastest with it. My workflow gene...
I have been developing web applications for roughly 8 years now. I’ve been able to work for Fortune 500 and Fortune 50 companies. I’ve developed applications that process hundreds of thousands of jobs, and apps that are used by maybe a dozen people. This is a short story about the app I never t...
With databases size does matter! I recently began working on a project though where PostgreSQL was chosen for the database. The project had collected data for a few months and at that point had some tables in the tens of millions of records. Now the basic structure of the application was to allow i...
One of my personal favourite books is Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, it is a book which discusses quality through the use of dissecting Western and Eastern philosophies. Its basic thesis is that the fundamental driver of human life is the pursuit of quality. Quality by definition is havi...

Jul 28th, 2016

Contrary to the popular phrases ‘future proof’ etc it is my opinion that all code must die. Now what do I mean when I say all code must die? All code is out of date the minute it is written, because of that all code ideas though good at the moment are unable to predict the future and thusly cannot s...