UpWork Automated Job Feed Notifications

UpWork Automated Job Feed Notifications

If you’ve been a software developer for more than a month then you’ve undoubtedly heard about bidding websites such as UpWork. Regardless how you may feel about them they can be useful especially to software developers who are just starting out and trying to build up their resume/portfolio of work. Today I’m going to show […]

Goals for 2017

Goals for 2017

As I once said in my post “Goals for 2016“, I don’t have New Year’s resolutions I have goals. Resolutions are great but I’d prefer using the smart goals method to help make my goals more of a reality.  I didn’t do that badly last year but I definitely need more accountability in my goals this […]

Review of My 2016 Goals

Review of My 2016 Goals

At the beginning of last year, I made serval somewhat simple goals. I implemented the smart goals system to help me accomplish them which basically states that all goals should be realistic, measurable, and have a due date. Instead of  saying you’ll lose weight this year you’d say “I’ll weigh X by this specific date.” […]

Announcement and What I’m up to

Announcement and What I’m up to

Today I just wanted to take a minute to let you know what I’ve been up to and what’s going on in my life. First off I just want to make a quick announcement that on Thanksgiving I officially launched version 1.0.0 of Open School Library! Feel free to head on over to the repo […]

Microsoft Connect 2016 Highlights

Microsoft Connect 2016 Highlights

If you weren’t able to watch Microsoft Connect(); 2016 live you can still view all three days over at Channel9.   I just want to quickly run through some of the major highlights from the conference. Azure App Service support Containers on Linux and Windows Visual Studio 2017 RC release Live Unit Testing in Visual […]

GitHub Desktop: Clone non-GitHub Repos

GitHub Desktop: Clone non-GitHub Repos

If you’ve ever used GitHub Desktop then you know the add dialog only allows you to Add a local repo, Create a new local repo, or Clone one of your existing GitHub repos. This has lead a lot of developers to believe that GitHub Desktop is only useful for people who host their repositories on GitHub but […]

Quarterly Update April – June

Quarterly Update April – June

Welcome to another quarterly update in the business that is me. I meant to have individual updates for April, May, and June but sadly that didn’t happen. I’m still going forward with the intention of monthly updates but sometimes there’s just not that much to talk about out.  Sine the last update I’ve joined a […]