When I started reading more into and practicing unit testing in python my first question was; “How did I not know about this, you jagweeds?” The truth is that unit testing is an incredibly important part of developing software. I consider myself at a level where I have moved beyond learning the basics and have […]
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I started with a post giving in in depth look into creating and utilizing objects in PHP. That post will follow soon enough, I want to make sure that I am fully prepared to teach all I can about objects in PHP. What I ended up here with is a super simple spam filter […]
I see a lot of designers and developers jumping ship to frameworks and that is commendable because it makes life easier can sometimes be better than hand written code. For dinosaurs like myself I like to write code. Now CSS isn’t technically code so my horse is not that high. What I really mean […]
Hello everyone, sorry for my absence from the blog. Lots of stuff happening both with work and in my personal life. Also going through some of my plans for the future and what certifications I need for that future. Anyway I’m here to talk a little bit about SharePoint! I’ll wait for you to […]
I am still a new developer when it comes to the rest of the Web Development world. Today is kind of a big day for me. Today I created my first pull request for a repository that I liked. The repo is called flakes. It is a bootstrap like template for creating business apps […]
Today I am tackling a book review. I saw an ad for the book on Google+ and I was able to get a free copy on Packt Publishing’s dime, in return I said I would write a review. I have a cursory knowledge of Python so I had to look a little bit more […]
The days of plugins are upon us. It is truly the best of times and the worst of times. That’s overly dramatic but here’s the crux of the matter; often times it seems easier to download and integrate a plugin for small things. Often times we like a one size fits all solution when […]
See Code on GitHub Demo The internet is an amazing place. There is a trend in creating websites that goes beyond the traditional brochure style landing page. One of my favorite devices in this context are utilizing background videos and audio to help sell your experience.
I recently had a conversation with a hiring person who was looking for a Front End Developer. Their stack consisted of mostly AngularJS and while having a cursory knowledge of Angular I am not as comfortable with working in that framework as I would like to be. That being said I starting looking through […]
I’m currently creating an app that looks up Congressional information for your address. I came across the issue of geocoding because using latitude and longitude makes better sense for finding that information. It’s something I have never done before so I have decided to put out a quick blog post about it. What […]