December 31, 2013

Api First Web Development

The web is still suffering through a page refresh disaster. HTTP started with simple pages where full page reloads when navigating wasn’t so bad. Modern sites […]
December 29, 2013

Smaller Projects

For the last week I have spent my mornings working on a bigger real-time chat service that is intended to sell to other app developers looking […]
December 23, 2013

Keep going back to Vim

Ever since I was introduced to vim nearly a decade ago when I got my first experience with Linux it has been an editor that I […]
December 21, 2013

Distraction Free Writing

I have just discovered a feature in wordpress to do full-screen distraction free writing. The idea is to remove all visual distractions from the computer so […]
December 18, 2013

Making Coffee

Heather and I have always been focused on making good coffee at home. We own two french presses, a stovetop espresso percolator and a tasimo machine. […]
December 16, 2013

How to find time

One of the hardest things in getting productive work done has always been finding time to get focused work done.  There are so many demands on […]
December 14, 2013

Waking up Early

Since starting my new job and having Ada around my time to get personal projects done has dwindled to nothing. Those personal projects are what allows […]
December 7, 2013

Cold Calgary

This past week was a cold one.  Temperatures dropped down to near record lows of almost -30 – closer to -40 with the windchill. Makes me […]
December 7, 2013

Static websites make a comeback

I recently started a quick blog and decided to do it with a static website framework instead of the usual WordPress install. By doing so I […]