Month: July 2017

Software Development is Useless

Software Development is Useless

Software Development is Useless I’m prepared for the slew of comments coming my way because I made that statement. But of course, I don’t mean Software Development is useless period, if it was I wouldn’t have chosen to become a developer. I simply want to bring attention to some of the things that suck, and …

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Working with APIs using Javascript

Working with APIs using Javascript

Rookie As a beginner, I found making HTTP requests a difficult concept to wrap my head around. Below is me asking a clueless question on stack overflow. Needless to say, I learned my lesson about the danger of asking question’s poorly. In this tutorial, I will cover the basics of how to work with API’s using …

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My Journey from Sales to becoming a Full- stack Web Developer

My Journey from Sales to becoming a Full- stack Web Developer

Last march I “left” my safe and stable job at the bank and embarked on a journey to become a full stack web developer. I’m not completely new to the tech field, I have previously worked as a Linux system administrator and as a freelance developer for about two years. While working as a Linux …

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A short Lesson Learned: Copying Files in Linux

A short Lesson Learned: Copying Files in Linux

Recently, while transferring the necessary files from my development computer to a production server. I ran into an issue. Now the simplicity of the issue is what I believe makes this worth sharing. If at least one person who reads this snippet finds it useful, then I will consider my job done. While developing my …

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The No Brainer Guide to Contributing to Open Source Projects

The No Brainer Guide to Contributing to Open Source Projects

The No Brainer Guide to Contributing to Open Source Project Contributing to your first project might seem like a daunting task. Especially since there’s not a lot of documentation on how to begin this process. The aim of this tutorial is to give you the necessary tools in order to start contributing to Open Source projects …

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No idea what to do with my Raspberry Pi

No idea what to do with my Raspberry Pi

Back Story Last year for valentine’s day, my wife surprised me with a Raspberry Pi – best wife ever btw – I was static and ready to get to work. I had a collection of possible projects that I had assembled over several months. The day after Valentine’s day. I set up the PI and got …

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