4 Things To Know About Teamwork

Here are the four things to know about teamwork: When the situation is tense, call a timeout, it’s the only thing that will work Information needs to be as close as possible to the team members that can make use of it Be aware of the message you’re sending asRead More

Forget React, Learn AngularJS 2.0 with this video tutorial!

In the last few weeks I’ve been busy preparing AngularJS 2 courses and I’m really excited about the first video tutorial that NeverFriday Software Expertise is releasing. In this tutorial you learn how to create an AngularJS 2.x project and how to create a comment box directive component. In theRead More

Coming Soon: Learning AngularJS 2 Videos

I’m developing video courses and video tutorials for the AngularJS 2 framework. The new framework is made to work with the JavaScript, TypeScript and Dart programming languages. The first video tutorial is on creating a simple comment box component in AngularJS 2 using plain JavaScript. It will be out soonRead More

Looking for a blog about open source and Linux?

Check out my other blog at SourceContribute where I blog about free/libre open source software, GNU/Linux, encryption, BitCoin and other peer2peer technologies.

Use JSON in Perl 6, article published

I wrote an article for codementor.io on how to use JSON in Perl 6. It’s a good tutorial and introduction to Perl 6 which hasn’t seen wide adoption yet. It’s a solid language which has had a lot of thought put into it and the libraries that exist for itRead More


Quoted in “The Secrets Behind Great One-on-One Meetings”

I was recently quoted in the free ebook from O’Reilly, “The Secrets Behind Great One-on-One Meetings”.¬†As an aspiring interview coach for software developers, it feels great to offer advice especially on the subject of one-on-one meetings. It’s a great short ebook and very useful for those wanting to see theRead More

Episode #1 – Team Lead As Coach

In the first episode of the NeverFriday Leadership Podcast, I talk about the fixer vs the coach way of thinking when leading a team. Download the “Team Lead As Coach” episode of the NeverFriday Leadership Podcast In this episode I mention Jill Geisler’s article on What Great Bosses Know “AreRead More

The 90 Day Rule: From “The Team” to “Your Team”

Dave Kellogg has written a solid article about the 90-day rule. This is the rule where it takes 90 days for the team you’re leading to become your team. As a new team leader, it can take some time to get used to your team and to figure out whoRead More

Top 3 Reasons You Need to Hire a Tech Career Coach

In your software development or IT career, you’re going to eventually get to a point where you don’t quite know what to do next, or how to get to the next stage of your career. It can be hard to figure out what sorts of projects you want to workRead More

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Presentation: FreedomBox on RaspberryPi

Last weekend I did a technical presentation on the RaspberryPi, a small computer, running the FreedomBox GNU/Linux software. Click here to download the presentation PDF “FreedomBox on the RaspberryPi” In the presentation I walked through how to setup and configure the FreedomBox software which includes Tor, Privoxy, IkiWiki, XMPP andRead More