When confronted with a section of code that's messy and hard to understand in what is now your yard, so to speak, it's easy to want to cast blame and curse those that came before you and left you this mess without so much as a letter explaining how they got here.
This winter I fought with a squirrel over rights to a bird feeder and turned that into a metaphor for coding. Read about it over on The Pastry Box.Read More
Every day is a new adventure in a new job. I came into my job at REVSYS with not much production Python experience and my colleagues have been kind enough to share some time-saving and frustration-reducing libraries with me as I've been learning. This Friday, I'm sharing five libraries (technically, four libraries and a repo) that I've learned about in the last three months and fallen pretty much in love with. Enjoy!Read More
In the spirit of starting 2018 off with a more confident step, however, I kept the focus on the results of the year, which were often beautiful, inspiring, funny, and joyful. Here's to a new year and a new 365 days of memories.Read More
Because I have worked remotely full-time for the past three years and it suits me pretty well, people ask me a lot about how working remotely works in practice. How did you get your boss on board? Do you really wear pajamas all day? What about loneliness? Read on.Read More