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Written content to help you along your web development journey, without forgetting to have some fun along the way.

3 Reasons to Share Life's Intimate Details

We often bottle up life's intimate details. I think you ought to share them.

Mar 07, 2017

Why are security questions still a thing?

The motivation to provide an additional layer of security beyond an email-password combination is a noble one, but ...

Mar 03, 2017

My Leap of Faith

Oct 1, 2015: Day 1 of Month 1, The 15-Month Plan.

Feb 28, 2017

Shared Human Experience

Life is hard, but you are not alone in your troubles and struggles.

Feb 24, 2017

Managing Money as a Freelancer

When you approach money management as a freelancer, especially a new freelancer, be scientific, conservative, and strict.

Feb 13, 2017

We Can't Do It All On Our Own

Using research on trees to learn to ask for help and appreciate those who have helped you.

Feb 12, 2017

I've Never Met Two People Who've Changed my Life

Throughout 2016 I worked closely with two people I've never met, and it's been highly effective.

Feb 07, 2017

Take A(n Unconventional) Break!

I took half a Tuesday and half a Wednesday to spend time with my family. Breaks from work don't always have to be conventional.

Feb 04, 2017

Add Search to ActsAsTaggableOn with PostgreSQL and Context

ActsAsTaggableOn is a great gem for working with tags in your application, but it can be a PITA when you want to be able to search for tags.

Jan 30, 2017

Sometimes I Break My Rules

To maintain a consistent state of efficiency, I have rules. They aren't strict. But they help guide me.

Jan 30, 2017