Everyone who works with computers has their essential apps and programs, but for a software developer, the tools we use on a daily basis are especially critical and can give an extra edge in being productive. With that in mind, I’d like to share my 5 most essential apps and tools in hopes that they may help others achieve productivity nirvana. #1 IntelliJ As someone who’s livelihood depends on the code I write, obviously a […]
I’ve been reading The Art and Zen of Motorcycle Maintenance and one of the topics of exploration that comes up is quality and what it really means. The assertion is that quality can be seen and observed, but is nearly impossible to describe or articulate. With this in mind, I started thinking about what quality means with code. Now, there are a few ways of analyzing code, but when it comes to articulating what really […]
Audible.com Employee Culture I’m very proud to be a part of this video on Audible’s employee culture. Take a look at this amazing place to work.
Over the years, whenever I’ve wanted to hack together a quick project or web test, I’ve turned to LAMP, the “easy to use” web stack featuring Linix, Apache, MySQL, and PHP or Perl. Well that part of me is dead now that I’ve discovered Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, part of the AWS suite. The days of my PHP and Perl proficiency are long gone and these days, I’m much more comfortable in Java so Tomcat is […]
Inspired by Lifehacker’s productivity series, I decided to share some of my work practices. Location: Wanaque, NJCurrent Gig: Software Developer at Audible.comOne word that best describes how you work: MethodicallyCurrent mobile device: HTC One (M8)Current computer: MacBook Pro What apps/software/tools can’t you live without? Why? My number one app is definitely Evernote. I use it for taking notes at work, managing todo lists, and planning projects. I even use it for storing travel trips, restaurants to try, and planning trips. […]