First Impressions of AngularJS 2.0

Over the weekend I created a clone of Hacker News with Angular2. I've read a lot about the changes Angular 2 will have and I wanted to see for myself what it would be like to create an app. What would it be like? How will it be better than Angular 1? Will I enjoy writing an Angular 2 app? »

Becoming Steve Jobs

Recently finished reading Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader, the latest book to profile Steve Jobs' career and life. Like most books it spends a good amount of time detailing the moods and behaviors of Jobs when he first founded Apple, at the incredibly young age of 21. For some reason this fact never stuck with me before. I knew that Steve Jobs created Apple when he was young, but to be barely out of his teenage years is pretty incredible. »

Essential Atom Packages

Atom is a hackable code editor from the fine folks at GitHub. It's written entirely in JavaScript (specifically CoffeeScript) and runs in a self contained Chromium environment. It's new and young, yet slowly growing in popularity and features. »

Writing Is Like Creating a Product

When I sit down to write I typically bring my engineering mind to the task. It's the part of me which requires that 2 comes after 1, that every part of a whole is carefully planned out, sized up, and evaluated before any form of actual creation truly begins. The engineering side of me requires rules and structure, and a desire to know what the future holds so that I can plan for it today. »

Top 10 Albums of 2014

Music. In 2014. God, how can I even begin? »


On November 1st, 2014 at 6:05pm EST I got married to my beautiful and loving wife Rachel Ross. »

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