Creating YouTube Travel Vlogs

In March I went to San Francisco for a week to attend a conference and for vacation. I had a great time seeing friends and exploring San Francisco. »

Creating My First Atom Package: tree-view-extended

A little while ago I decided to play with Facebook's Nuclide project. I was curious what enhancements it added to Atom and if any of them would increase my workflow. I found the project altogether nice, bringing in some nice additions to Atom. However it also adds a lot of other functionality that I will never use. So I ended up disabling Nuclide, with the added features not outweighing the other cruft it added. »

The Bridge to Teaching Redux

I've long struggled with teaching Redux. It's such a fundamental different way of thinking. When I search for comparisons to ease the concepts I always find myself sputtering words that never quite bridge that gap. »

Top 10 Albums of 2016

2016 was a damn good year for music. Great albums were released by established and new artists alike. My favorite moments this year were when I tried a new album from an established artist and found myself appreciating their new sound and style. »

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React Native ART Presentation

Earlier this year I had the great opportunity to be a speaker at the Crater Remote Conference. I presented about my experiences with using React Native ART and D3, giving a complete walkthrough and explanation of my example application BetterWeather. »

Blogging With Atom

I've entered a weird phase of this blog. One in which I'm not updating it nearly as much as I would like. The easy answer why is that I don't have a part of my day dedicated to writing anymore. Three years ago I had a long commute into work, and it was during that commute that I wrote a large chunk of my initial blog posts. Now my commute takes around 20 minutes, which is barely enough time to even start to think of writing a blog post. »

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