Instagram clone in Elm

CodeMentor has published the first part of my tutorial on creating an Instagram clone in Elm. It covers how to create nested components and the basic life cycle and architecture of Elm frontend web apps. I am seeing more power and usability in the Elm programming language and it hasRead More

Emacs Mode for Flow Type Annotations and React JSX syntax

While I have been focusing on writing more about existing tools and how to use them, like Elm for frontend web development and Perl 6 just for fun, I still find a need to create new tools and update my own toolkit. I’m working on a React project and itRead More

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React vs Elm: Creating a comment box component in Elm

I recently published an article on CodeMentor.io titled “Building a Facebook-like comment box: a React tutorial in Elm” where I use the Elm programming language to essentially duplicate the React.js tutorial. The article has code examples and a step-by-step on installing Elm, running the Elm Reactor and then writing theRead More

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

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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