February 1, 2017

Writing a Twitter Stock Trading Bot

My project for the month is a stock trading bot that will ingest tweets from accounts I consider to be market influencers and do some parsing […]
December 31, 2016

Programming Momentum

Writing code everyday has been an interesting challenge. In 2015 I started to work towards a long streak on GitHub which eventually capped out at 250 […]
October 14, 2015


Productivity is closely related to skills and talent so it’s been something that I have a keen interested in.  The actions you take to get better […]
February 2, 2015

Getting Started With Ansible

Everyone who does web development will probably find themselves doing devOps tasks at some point.  I keep an eye on servers hosting several different projects at […]
January 10, 2015

The Most Often Overlooked Programmer Skill

Programmers often take something for granted that would make them significantly better at their job.  No it’s not communication skills, or management.  The biggest differentiator between […]
November 1, 2014

Three Ways to Become a Better Programmer

Programming is a great mix of both the creative and technical skills. Problem solving on a daily basis makes it one of the best jobs imaginable. […]
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 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 […]
September 19, 2014

Building Social Services

Technology is getting more and more personal. As it does such it becomes easier to make things social in a real way. Bringing a social experience […]