Being a Nomad for a Year

In Summary Form… No, I’m not independently wealthy and yes, we’re homeschooling our kids (aged 12 and 9). Yes I’m still working as we travel and so far things are … kind...

Writing a Better Abstract

Channeling Dexter The first thing that any abstract needs to do is connect with the potential audience. This is hard, especially when you’re dealing with some ultra-technical stuff. Let’s...

PHP or ASP.NET: Did I Do The Right Thing?

It Was 2001, and I Had a Decision To Make Imagine if you could go back and rebase your technical career. What pivotal moments would you change? In 2001 I was cofounder of a pretty successful web...

Minty: Wrapping It Up

So, What Do We Have Here? In the last post I used Node’s event library to help me unwind the callback Pyramid of Pain. I then used eventing to wire different modules together, just the way I...

Minty: Working The Evented Pattern

Refactoring, Refactoring I’m stumbling my way to something interesting here… but things aren’t feeling exactly right. I do like the way that my code is a bit cleaner using the Event...

Minty: Conveying an API

Feedback So Far I’ve received a number of great comments – thank you! People seem to be of the same mind that the original model was hard to follow and no fun. I agree. Opinions are...