Working Smarter, Not Harder, Part 1

This last month has been intense. I'm writing the second volume of The Imposter's Handbook with Scott Hanselman, I moved back to Hawaii, and I'm trying to finish up a sprint for a contract I've...

Calling Your Own Shots

Going out on your own as a solo developer can be terrifying! That's why I made this 1-hour video: to share with you the things I did to scale myself from a solo developer to a successful online...

Dumb CS Problems And Your Next Job

Going through a coding interview is not fun. The questions you're asked can come off as pointless - there's a reason you're asked these things, however.

Yet Another Fork In The Road

I both love and hate when things go upside down in my career. A little panic mixed with the intoxicating effect of opportunity.

Tekpub Has Been Acquired

First Things First: You If you’re a Tekpub subscriber don’t worry: you’re still a Tekpub subscriber. AND a Pluralsight Subscriber. Here are the details: Tekpub Annuals will roll...

Screencasting Like a Pro: The Demos

Hopefully, You’ve Mused The first two posts of mine on this subject dealt with creating an outline and then executing the basics of a script. This is, more or less, supposed to be a thought...

Screencasting Like a Pro: The Script

Know What You’re Saying In the last post I did on the matter, we organized our thoughts into a coherent story with a beginning, middle, and end. We have some structure, but we’re far from...