October 31, 2014

Contributing to More Open Source

This week I expanded my daily Free Coding time to include some contributions to open source projects.  It just scratches an itch to continue my learning […]
October 24, 2014

Move Fast, Break Things and Collect Data

With the help of unit tests, BDD, Coverage reports, Continuous Integration, and Source code control it has become easier than ever to build code that is […]
October 23, 2014

Back From Mini-trip to San Francisco

Heather got to run in the San Francisco Nike Women’s Half Marathon and because we happened to have enough air miles to buy 2 tickets I […]
October 12, 2014

Finding Opportunities to Open Source

There are so many good reasons to open source code. Gain contributions from the wider community Contribute back for all the awesome you’ve gotten from Open […]
October 6, 2014

Getting my Git On

For the past week I have been trying to be more active on GitHub.  I’m writing code every single day in an effort to boost my […]
October 5, 2014

5 Reasons You Should be Free Coding

Free coding is the practice of writing code quickly off the top of your head.  It should be done as part of a daily ritual for […]
October 2, 2014

New bike

Since my bike was stolen a couple of weeks ago I have been commuting on my slow winter beater bike. Work was nice enough to let […]
September 30, 2014

Spending Time Learning

Over the next couple weeks I’m trying to spend a good deal of time refreshing myself on Python and algorithm materials from University. For refreshing my […]
September 28, 2014

Building Things Quickly

Developer productivity is a  perpetual area of improvement. Finding better tools, new abstractions, learning shortcut keys and using modern project planning is a way to continually […]