Hammock-Driven Development Talk Notes

Occasionally you will find a video or talk that connects or resonates with you in a great way. Rich Hickey’s “Hammock Driven Development” talk is packed with wisdom. I keep coming back to re-watch and today, I have written down some key points from this amazing talk! Key Ideas Take more time to think through […]

Python File Handling Basics

The basis of many great programs revolve around a simple set of operations: Open a file. Do something with the file contents. Save the new file for the user. Python is nice and simple for this. Paste the below lines into a text editor and save as a .py file. You need to have Python 3 […]

Oversimplified Javascript Terms

I’m finally coming around in my understanding of Javascript. Here are a few quick explanations to help you if you are new to it. Javascript = The language of the web. Most commonly used as a complement to HTML and CSS to create an interactive website. JQuery = A popular Javascript library with many powerful […]

Should You Go To Programming School?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer. Below are some thoughts that may help you decide. What are your programming goals? Get a coding job? Create an app or website? Become more productive at your current job? What is your current experience level? Are you starting fresh or do you already know a language or two? Do […]