Growing in Excess and Other Problems of Modern Agriculture
September 27, 2020
The United States wastes about 40% of its food production. To put it in simpler terms this would be like throwing out five McDonalds cheeseburgers per person per day, every day.
Books Update – 2020/09/07
September 7, 2020
This may just end up being a blog where I talk about all the books I have read with the occasional musing about what technologies I have been working with recently.
A conversation with Ryan Welcher
July 17, 2020
Let’s start with the fact that it is very difficult to get a client to agree to include testing in the project’s budget for both new and ongoing projects. Although trying to perform testing without the client’s support is hard, testing can sometimes save a project.
The 3 Horizons
July 8, 2020
I recently read Gene Kim's, The Unicorn Project, and it touched upon the concept of The 3 Horizons. I have started to introduce this concept into my workplace and it has been getting a lot of positive responses.
Master Your IDE
July 1, 2020
Every pragmatic programmer knows how important it is to master their IDE (integrated development environment). I created a checklist of easy ways to know when you've mastered it. Since I primarily use PHP Storm in my workplace I will be providing examples and screenshots from the software.
Updating Laravel 4.2 to 5.0
June 22, 2020
The Pragmatic Programmer brings up an interesting idea that I think Laravel could have learned from earlier on. Avoid inheritance and decouple components. For this article, I will specifically be discussing Laravel and PHP so the examples will of course be from that language.