Frequently, when I read an article from a major news outlet or watch a YouTube video, I find the comments far more upsetting than the content. Here's a new Chrome extension I created that hides many comments, and what I learned in the process.
Technical debt is any unaddressed opportunity to improve a codebase. If a non-programmer asked though, how would you explain it? Here's 10 ways I might try.
Ever gone on a refactor binge? Ever had it bite you? Check out these code "fixes" in 5 different languages - can you figure out what each fix breaks?
We all have our favorite web browser with our favorite extensions loaded, but have you ever considered writing your own? In the past few months I've created a couple extensions to suit my own needs. Here's what I've learned!
I just created the world's smallest Chrome extension! Well, maybe not, but it's pretty darn small. I self-host the Ghost platform for this blog, and there's a nice feature where you can type /edit after the URL of a post and it'll redirect you to the editor for that post.
There's a huge incentive for a site to request access to my other sites, and absolutely *no* incentive to disconnect from them when they're done. How often do you check which of your sites are still connected?
Sometimes when I'm feeling unmotivated or overwhelmed, or that continuing to learn while raising young kids is more than I can balance, the universe tosses a bunch of motivational stuff in my lap, like this...
What do you say when someone asks you what "The Cloud" is? You could go with the "someone else's computer" explanation or, well... here's a few other comparisons I came up with.