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13 Apr 2017

Top article on Medium 3x

Career Coding Training Videos

In the last few weeks I had the top article on Medium on three different days! My first article was in the top three for 5 days. How I got a second degree and earned 5 developer certifications in just… Read On

22 Mar 2017

How I got a second degree and earned 5 developer certifications in just one year, while working and raising two kids

Career Job Search

I just published my first article on Medium. It received over 70K views in the first week! Check it out: How I got a second degree and earned 5 developer certifications in just one year, while working and raising two… Read On

11 Feb 2017

E-mail notification of new comments on a YouTube playlist using Google App Scripts

Coding Training Videos

I’m posting JavaScript training videos every day to the Free Code Camp YouTube channel. All my videos are in a single playlist. I was trying to figure out how to set up YouTube notifications so I would receive an e-mail… Read On

02 Feb 2017

How to get 100 YouTube subscribers in the first month

Coding Training Videos

I started a YouTube channel at the beginning of this year. Within one month I had over 100 subscribers. I did not have a large following on any other social media platforms so I had to figure out other ways… Read On

10 Jan 2017

Best way to learn to program in 2017

Coding Projects

Just do it! Building projects is way better than going through tutorials. Don’t get me wrong, tutorials can be very helpful. But there is very limited problem solving required when you are going through a tutorial. When you code something… Read On

21 Dec 2016

25 Software & Web Projects From 2016

Coding

I have created many software and web projects over the last year. I thought it would be fun to make a list of most of them. These will be in reverse-chronological order. The list Country Register App – Android and… Read On

13 Dec 2016

Leadership is always uncomfortable

Leadership

Recently I┬átried my best to not become the leader in a new group but they made me the leader anyway. I am currently a leader in multiple settings but I’ve been actively trying to lead less. The reasons for this… Read On

05 Dec 2016

When should you use WAI-ARIA?

Accessibility Coding

What is WAI-ARIA? WAI-ARIA is all about accessibility. It is a set of HTML attributes that can be used on elements to improve accessibility. WAI-ARIA attributes do not actually effect anything about the website. They are used by screen-readers to… Read On

12 Nov 2016

How to create a mobile app with Ionic on Cloud 9

Other

Cordova and the Ionic framework is a great way to make apps for both Android and iOS at the same time using web technologies (but Progressive Web Apps could be an even better way). I developed a tutorial for creating… Read On

03 Nov 2016

Saying Goodbye to This American Life

Mission

There are currently 600 episodes of ‘This American Life’. Each of the episodes are around an hour. I’ve listened to almost every one of them. That show started for me a love of podcasts. I listen to podcasts when diving,… Read On

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