For the past 5.5 years, I've been a part of the product engineering leadership at a couple of organizations. While I'm not sure if these ideas translate to client services, I know that they have all been valuable to me as I work long term building products and brands. It's important to periodically reevaluate your […]
Inspired by the list of falsehoods programmers believe about names and falsehoods programmers believe about time, here are some Falsehoods programmers believe about Versions and some examples of the falsehoods. Versions are always numbers When versions are numbers, they will always be sequential (See PHP 6) Software never changes how they use versions (see Firefox) When […]
The command line is my IDE. Vim is my editor and all the functions and programs in bash help me be a better developer. As much time as I am writing code though, I also am often spending a lot of time looking through logs to see what is going on. Over the last five […]
“The redness isn’t a property of the apple. It’s a property of the apple in combination with a particular lighting that’s on it and a particular observer looking at it.” via These X’s Are The Same Shade, So What Does That Say About Color? : Shots – Health News : NPR. Next to typography, color […]
You want to make your website more accessible, but you don’t know where to start. If you have 60 seconds, I can help. via David A. Kennedy. Some great tips on how to do super simple, yet super valuable accessibility testing.
The majority of the time I need to analyze logs across multiple servers, I use logstash. Sometimes though I want to aggregate the actual files on the server and go through them myself with awk and grep. For doing that, I use two tools. In my bash config, I have a function called access_concat that […]
If you are deploying your WordPress site, it generally doesn’t make much sense to have to go in and setup changes when you push the newest version live. When you push to production, production should have all your changes. One more benefit of this method is that you never need to be signed in with […]