iPhone Reboot

I sent my iPhone 5 in the be fixed and they gave me a 16GB reformatted loaner phone. Since my phone has 32GB of storage, I couldn’t restore the loaner with a full iCloud backup. Here are the apps that got me through the week. To me, it’s a statement on how little I need… More

Github Contributions: More than meets the eye

I have a few unemployed friends who have been searching for jobs lately and many companies are requesting links to their Github accounts, but I always found the Github “Contributions” chart to be misleading. Here’s a public screenshot of mine, for example: It looks like I have a few days of heavy work but then forget about Github for long… More

Practical Examples of Recursion

While a member was preparing for a code interview last night, Denver Code Club had a great discussion on recursion, though we were limited to only having a few practical examples of it. Have you used recursion outside of the classroom? Provide a pull request of your example.

Summer of JavaScript

Though we’ve continued to unofficially meet up every week, Denver Code Club hasn’t had an event scheduled for awhile. The co-organizer, Matt Steele, and I took a few months off, examining the state of our careers and carefully considering which directions we wanted to go. We’ve reorganized and come up with an official plan of attack: Summer of JavaScript. Unfortunately,… More

WordCamp OC 2014

This weekend, 16 “Favoriteers” descended on WordCamp Orange County for 2 days of WordPress speeches, workshops, networking, and general camaraderie. In fact, two Favoriteers, Jeff and Brandon, teamed up with a few other WordPress locals to put on the event. As a result, I can safely say that this WordCamp was by far my favorite;… More

My WordCamp OC 2014 schedule

I’ll be attending WordCamp Orange County (Fifth Anniversary Edition) this year (June 7-8). They just released the schedule and here are the talks I’ll likely be attending: Saturday, June 7 Cain & Obenland In the Morning UX for WordPress Platforms Enterprise WordPress – Performance, Scalability & Redundancy WordPress Community: Choose Your Own Adventure Designing a… More


From the folks at CloudFlare comes cdnjs, which is a CDN meant to host all kinds of JavaScript libraries. I want to look into tools like Browserify and Require.js in combination with Gulp.js, but in the meantime, I really like this service.