Why Don’t Bootcamps Teach the Command Line?

Code bootcamps have been all the rage for a long time now. I’ve worked with many grads over the years. All have been wonderful people, but I’ve seen one common theme: They don’t know the command line.
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Effective Code Review

This is a living document, liberally plagiarized from Thoughtbot, Google, and others. Effective and quick code review is a vital part of software development lifecycle.
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Hello Crypto

I’m excited to announce I’m joining the wild west of crypto. I’ve joined a company that helps grow the Cosmos ecosystem.
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Back from the Dead

The last time I updated this blog was less than a month before my first child was born. Six years later, I’m trying to write again.
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Table Driven Tests in Swift

Table driven tests give you more test coverage for less lines of code. Let’s explore how to write them in Swift
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Stop Using NSNotificationCenter

Don’t use NSNotifcationCenter. Most of the time it’s a HUGE mistake. It’s okay to use the center to respond to iOS driven events, like UIKeyboardDidShow Notification. But don’t use it to wire up message passing in your own code
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Building Modern Web Apps in Go Part 2

This was a presentation I gave at the Denver Go Meetup in November 2015. My goal is to teach others and myself how to build a robust, modern web application in Go. My hope is that startups will turn to Go instead of Rails or Django when building web apps
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Go’s Error Handling is Elegant

The Go authors put a lot of thought into error handling. I feel they came up with one of the better solutions out there. It’s simple and elegant
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Building Modern Web Apps in Go Part 1

This was a presentation I gave at the Denver Go Meetup in September 2015. My goal is to teach others and myself how to build a robust, modern web application in Go. My hope is that startups will turn to Go instead of Rails or Django when building web apps
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