June 13, 2012
In addition to managing engineering efforts at a
startup, I have also worked with a number of different
startups helping them to go from idea to launch, faster.
May 11, 2012
Fellow small-government conservatives, fellow Christians, I must ask you all
April 30, 2012
I recently started learning more about
backbone.js as a way to create
richer app-like experiences on the web without the kludge that results from
creating DOM elements in jQuery. I bought all three PeepCodes on the topic and
have watched them all now a few times (they are densely packed with good
January 1, 2012
Yesterday, I posted a fairly popular post (for my blog anyway) dealing with
how I write reusable Django apps. There were a couple of
comments on Hacker News asking
for some more details about some of thing suggestions mentioned in my post.
Therefore, I'd like to start by digging into the use of signals to provide
better site level integration.
December 31, 2011
Over the past year I have written quite a number of reusable apps or have made
significant contributions to previously existing ones (most if not all of
these are under Eldarion or
Pinax organizations on GitHub). A sort of a
pattern has developed as I have learned little bits from trial and error so I
thought I'd capture them in a single post as they might be useful for other
October 23, 2011
I was curious as to what posts have been the most popular. This is a bit hard
to do since the longer a post has been published the more time it has had to
build up Visit counts. I am sure there is someway to arrive at a normalized
statistic but I can't see clearly in Google Analytics how to get this.
October 4, 2011
I have had a number of pull requests backing up on my personal projects that I
wanted to get to but time always gets squeezed out of the day before I have a
chance to look into them. Well, this afternoon, I just made the time.
October 1, 2011
The more I learn about process improvement, operations, and the delivery of
value in context of engineering management, the more I discover just how much
there is that I do not know with absolute certainty. But that is ok. I think
that is kind of the point of a lean and agile approach to engineering.
September 24, 2011
Today at my daughter's soccer match, Amy stopped by to pick up something that
was in my car. She couldn't attend the game because she was working an annual
fundraiser as part of her duties of being on the PTO board at our children's
school. A few moments after she departed one of the soccer parents handed me
something that Amy is collecting from other parents of my daughter's teammates
for another fundraiser related to the sports programs at the YMCA.