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I Can Solve a Rubik's Cube!

For my entire life, I've always envied those who could solve a Rubik's cube. Not only did I have a level of respect for what I thought would…

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A Single Obsession

For those who don't know me, I'm a compulsive learner. I enjoy ramping up on new topics and since my interests are rather diverse, this…

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My Thoughts on "Full Stack"

Being a full-stack developer is all the craze right now. It seems like all bootcamps with web developer programs are selling people on the…

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So I Converted to Tabs...

For those who watch Silicon Valley, you might remember this hilarious scene where Richard is dating a girl who uses spaces instead of tabs…

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"Cheap" Outsourcing

I was reading my daily Quora digest this morning and the following post: "What did you do to make your software career better?" To my…

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A Change in Scenery

Over these past couple of months, I have had the opportunity to work on some fun and challenging projects. And while it's been a phenomenal…

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Velocity in Development

Nowadays, it is pretty much impossible to get involved with a project without hearing about "being more agile." And even though I have been…

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Emerging From a Crucible

It's been a little over a month since I last wrote here. And in that time, I have challenged myself to dive headfirst into projects equipped…

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When Nobody is Watching

While I was taking a break today, I decided to check to see if one of my favorite choreographers Matt Steffanina had any new material up…

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Do It Even If It's Ugly

I read this article by Addy Osmani a while back that was in response to the "How It Feels to Learn JavaScript in 2016" post. For those…

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Third Time's a Charm

For those who don't know me, my name is Ben and I come to the world of coding primarily self-taught and the simple fortuitous circumstance…

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Never Finished

I cannot even begin to count how many times I tried to launch this blog. Each time I sat down to do so, I would get caught up in the million…

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