Mod and Remainder are not the Same

A remainder and a modulus look so very similar, but they are not the same thing and worse, are treated differently by different programming languages. Do you know how your language handles mod?

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...