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My New Book About PostgreSQL, Data and Saturn: A Curious Moon

About 2 weeks ago I did a “quiet release”, if you will, of my new book: A Curious Moon. It’s kind of a funky little venture, blending a bit of...

My Writing Process (This Week)

The first book I wrote on my own (The Imposter’s Handbook) was written in 5 different applications:

The Imposter's Handbook, Print Edition Now Available

After a good year and a half of editing, polishing and shoving The Imposter’s Handbook into shape, it’s now ready for print. I’m selling it through Blurb print-on-demand and you...

Hooking A Web Page To Firebase With VueJS

In the the last post in this series I set up a bunch of functions that go off in response to a set of events. This is dandy, but how...

Wiring Serverless Routines With Firebase

In the previous post we sent Stripe Checkout information to an HTTPS-triggered function - basically an API endpoint. Now we need to execute the charge and we can do that...

Thinking In Events With Firebase

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Should I Trust Firebase? Of Course Not!

In the last post I discussed my initial foray into the serverless thing, and why going with other platforms (AWS Lambda, Webtask.io, etc) didn’t make sense at the time.

Kicking The Tires On This Serverless Thing

I just released a video series about building a serverless application with Firebase, and I thought I would write it up in a blog series as well. I think it’s...

Writing A Book Is Frustratingly Addictive

I really enjoyed writing The Imposter’s Handbook, as well as making the videos. I can say that now because it’s done with and the human mind has an amazing ability...