Performance Reviews

There was a time I enjoyed doing performance reviews. It was a time to reflect on past and future goals, to measure progress, to give and receive feedback. Not so...

Trying out the shoes of another

We are developing a new product at work and have the pleasure of choosing the technologies we want to work with. Having worked with only legacy code before, these choices...

Bootstrap

Bootstrap is completely new to me. I hadn’t even heard of it until my mentor, Chris Howlett mentioned it to me. I was more familiar with the skeleton framework which...

Razor Editor Templates

Being the solo developer, I inevitably had to write front-end code. Razor is beautiful — especially in how it generates forms. Forms are incredibly tedious to develop; there is a...

Enter your date of birth

I sponsored my father for permanent residence in Canada in….2009. Or 2008. It was far back enough that I can’t recall the exact year anymore. I’ve married since then, had...

Solo developers at Startups

The experience is best defined as Brenda from Tacit Innovations described: “I shit my pants everyday.”