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Become A DateTime Master

Clocks
Dates are about the worst thing ever, and I’m not talking about eating pasta with a stranger. I’m happily married, and my dates with my wife typically go pretty well every time. I’m talking about dates in programming. It’s no…

The Dependency Valley

We have too many dependencies. The programming world is on another roller coaster ride down to dependency hell, if you’ll believe the skeptics. I don’t think so. I think we are living in the gully of “The Dependency Valley,” with…

Gulp’s Dependencies

gulp@3.9.1 ├─ archy@1.0.0 ├─ deprecated@0.0.1 ├─ chalk@1.1.3 │ ├─ ansi-styles@2.2.1 │ ├─ escape-string-regexp@1.0.5 │ ├─ has-ansi@2.0.0 │ │ └─ ansi-regex@2.0.0 │ ├─ strip-ansi@3.0.1 │ │ └─ ansi-regex@2.0.0 │ └─ supports-color@2.0.0 ├─ minimist@1.2.0 ├─ liftoff@2.2.1 │ ├─ extend@2.0.1 │ ├─ findup-sync@0.3.0…

I’m Grokking, Here!

I’ve heard the term “grok” a lot this week, which is strange because I’ve never noticed it before. Like so many words that once you know them you see them everywhere, “grok” is now a part of my permanent vocabulary.…

Refer Me, Get A Pie

If you refer me to a position and I get hired, I’ll give you $250, a Raspberry Pi 2, and a raspberry pie, too. UPDATED: In celebration of the Raspberry Pi 3 announcement, I’m having a little fun and making this sweeter. If…

Casey At The Bug

The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Muddteck* team Friday: The clock stood ten to five, with one more bug left to slay, And when Cooney crashed his machine, and Barrows did the same, Management looked around to see where to place the…