Category Archives: Code

Favorite: Free Code Camp

If you’re interested in learning web development, and you like checking things off a list and getting little encouraging messages, this is the place. HTTPS:// Not only have I worked my way through most of the front end development section, … Continue reading

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Video: Responsibility

One of the things that I look for in a company that I might want to work for is a sense of trust that they know what they are doing with the information they have access to. I found this … Continue reading

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Today, I finally solved a programming puzzle that I had been working on. Check off that box! Hooray! The truth is, though, that there are always more programming puzzles to solve. It’s just one more step in the ever-growing collection … Continue reading

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Memory Stomp

The residents of Struct B needed to have a picture taken for the magazine. You sent someone to take the photo and submit it to the editor. A short time later, the magazine complained that the picture had only six … Continue reading

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What I learned from my Dad

It was because of my father that I eventually became a software engineer. I learned Basic, and how to use a modem, when most kids were just playing games on their Atari systems. We never had Atari. We didn’t have … Continue reading

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The professor who discouraged me

When I decided to go back to school, there were only a couple of colleges that were near enough that I was interested in them. I decided to visit both schools to check out the Computer Science departments and meet … Continue reading

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Favorite: The Daily WTF

The Daily WTF is “your how-not-to guide for developing software”. This is one of those opportunities to learn what the right way is by seeing examples of what others have done wrong. You’ll cringe. You’ll laugh. You’ll rage. You’ll find … Continue reading

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Stack Overflow

Mr. R doesn’t always live in your house, but he’s there now. He comes in from the kitchen, where he’s making something. He hands you a thin book. “Hold onto that for a second, will you?”, he says, and he … Continue reading

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