The Art of Coding


Konami Code

Between the age of 8 and 12 I was a big Street Fighter II fan. I played every chance I could. I was amazed the first day I learned about a combination of commands on the control pad that let me and my friends gain

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One Byte at a time

How Do You Eat An Elephant?: One Bite at a Time. This is a quote I have used recently to keep myself in check. I have been recently working on an inventory and sales tracking system, a saas product called Trade Journal. In the midst

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Putting play first

"If money was not an object, what would you do for work?" I usually ask that question when I am trying to get to know someone a little better. People say all sorts of things. Some people want to be writers, fashion designers, actors and

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Put a price on it!

One of the biggest motivation killers in releasing a side project is deciding when it is complete enough to be sent into the wild. Almost two years ago I wrote a post about a principle I use "Deploy First" to make sure deploying code to

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You do not need an App for that

A pattern I consistently notice with my Nigerian clients in the last two years is that they are unclear of what they need technology to do for them. They just know they want it. Interestingly if you dig deep enough, the issue they want to

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