Life is gray
There's a lot of debate over how much luck plays into someone's success vs skill, grit, or determination. Often by the time someone has become reverred enough to merit such criticisms, it'll have been a long time since they were able to perform nuanced analysis of the situation to make …Continue Reading
There’s so much more to it than just the code
Building your own Software as a Service (SaaS) startup is a lot more than just writing a piece of software and sending it to your friends over instant message. There are a lot of pitfalls and nuances that I’ve dealt with over the course of building my own startup that …Continue Reading
...or unicode in a nutshell
We’ve been told time and time again that variables in Python must begin with a letter or underscore, but that’s not quite the whole story. In fact, given how expansive unicode is, it’s almost none of the story. The truth is that as of Python 3.9 using Unicode 13 you …Continue Reading
It's easier than you think
Despite being the most …Continue Reading
A little perspective can go a long way
Last year after I shut down my first startup, I resigned myself to apply for jobs to keep me on my feet. I'd learned a lot over the course of the previous year, managing people, tons of web technologies, how to stick with a project for a long time through …Continue Reading
Focus on the things that matter, remove the things that don’t.
Writing software takes a lot of focus, and unfortunately we can’t just snap our fingers and be instantly in the zone. It takes time, but there are a bunch of things we can do to help that along. This is a list of things that I’ve found over the years …Continue Reading
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