Like most developers, you’re refining your core toolkit based on new tools you find and ones that lose their effectiveness. I’ve updated my developer toolkit page reflecting that, plus adding some new tools (for APIs and Passwords). Give it a peek if you’re interested:
When I first shifted my career to one as a remote developer, it was admittedly a bit daunting. I was transitioning from a slower paced government position to a fast paced consulting firm. I was jumping heavy into PHP (alongside my .Net work) which I wasn’t fully versed with yet, and I even switched from PC to Mac to be on the same page with the development setup at the main office. Five and a half years later I’m still running strong and have a pretty good take on how to make it work. While my remote developer status will be coming to an end soon, here are the five key things that have helped me be successful. Continue reading “Five Tips for Remote Developers”
I’m always on the lookout for some cool tools that help me work that much smarter or sometimes are just fun. There are two that I’ve been warming up to more and more lately: Blisk (Windows, Mac) and Word Flow (iOS) Continue reading “Cool Tools – Blisk and Word Flow”
Yesterday I built my first Vagrant machine, with some help form some existing resources, and now I’m officially hooked. No more XAMPP, MAMP, WAMP, or anything else. Here’s why I think you’ll enjoy it too. Continue reading “Be a Vagrant – It’s better than you think”
My new MacBook Pro is here and the first step is to get all the tools up and running! I’ve mentioned before using KitchenPlan, but now there’s a new kid on the block: SuperLumic. Continue reading “New Tool for Rebuilding Your Dev Environment”
A few months back the Mozilla Foundation released a new version of their browser called Firefox Developer Edition (FDE). While I’m typically a Chrome/Safari kind of guy, I decided to give the new tool a whirl and you know what? I’m rather impressed with it. I haven’t dug into all of its features, but I’m using it more and more and here’s why.
I had a guest post over at my employer’s blog about Azure WebJobs. Check it out!