13
Nov

First Hacktoberfest Complete! 🎉

This year I had a goal to finally complete Hacktoberfest, which is an online hackathon where you contribute to open source projects. In the beginning of October, I reached out to my various discord coding communities for some project contribution ideas and was able to complete 4 small pull requests! The simple projects I did […]

7
Oct

Kicking It Old School – IRC with Irssi

Lately I’ve been on this kick of going back to the days before social media. Partly because of my break from live streaming, discord and Instagram, and partly because I still like the old school way of doing things sometimes – the early 2000’s were my peak IRC chat/linux days, so it left me feeling […]

23
Sep

Taking a Break

A lot has been going on in my mind lately that I can only describe as “chatter” in my brain. I’ve been feeling this pull to stay away from distractions online for the past couple of days, so I’m finally listening to that part of my brain and working on not looking at my phone […]

17
Sep

A Rebuilding Year

This video was sent to me by my mentor, which is perfect for what I need at the moment. I’ve started a new notebook so that I can write a goal, focus on it, then journal as much as possible to get my feeling onto paper and not the internet. I will share certain things […]

30
Jun
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My First JavaScript Game

At my coding bootcamp, the first assignment we had to create a game with what we learned with HTML/CSS/Javascript and JQuery. My approach was to put a fun spin on a traditional click and shoot game. Here’s my code on Github 🎉 “It’s 6am and the local workers need their caffeine fix. You are the […]

18
Jun
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Slack Integrations

At my current job we always need to get a particular piece of information daily and post it to a slack channel. It only takes about ten minutes…but why even take ten minutes when it can take less than one? After all, the essence of being a developer is about working efficiently (and with my […]