How to Get a Job As a Programmer

Programmers, Web-Developers, Software Engineers etc. are in extremely high demand right now. Tech is one of the few sectors of the economy that isn't struggling right now. In fact, one of the only things keeping more tech companies from growing faster is the lack of skilled engineers in the U…

Podcasts for JavaScript Lovers

Learning web-development is cool. It seems like every day, you gain some new super-power and problems that were once insurmountable have now become trivial. I have noticed this especially while going through the CoderByte challenges after a month of not looking at them. I used to merely want to get…

Learning Intermediate JavaScript and CodeSchool

As a self-learner (or autodidact if you want to be fancy), JavaScript can be surprisingly tricky to pick up. I'll try not to complain that people starting with Ruby have a clearer path, because I knew this about JavaScript at the beginning and I still chose to pursue it like…

Okay, but seriously... Atmosphere

Please forgive the enthusiasm of a newcomer, but I've recently begun poking around and having fun with Meteor.js. While trolling StackOverflow questions tagged 'Meteor' I noticed several people gushing about the wonders of Atmosphere. Since I was still trying to understand the basics of the framework, I figured I…

Moving my blog to Ghost

When I started my coding blog, I used Jekyll. I was just starting out in web development and a Jekyll blog seemed like a simple project that I could work on and learn about CSS and templating. The free deployment on Github is also an incredible feature. I still have…

Templates in Meteor

Over the past day or two, I've been diving into Meteor.js. The docs are actually pretty good, but I thought I'd be fancy and go through the tutorial on NetTuts and also check out the book, Getting Started with Meteor.js. Nothing against either of those resources, but I…