Empowering Early Career Devs: Strategies for your team
November 14, 20187 min read
This is the third in a three part series on empowering early career devs. In this post, I’ll give you strategies to build a process tailored to your team to empower the early career developers on your team.
Empowering Early Career Devs: My current team process
November 13, 20188 min read
This is the second in a three part series on empowering early career devs. In this post, I’ll cover the processes we’ve been putting in place on my current team to facilitate opportunities for my early career team members to be empowered.
Empowering Early Career Devs: Why its important
November 12, 20186 min read
This is the first in a three part series on empowering early career devs. In this post, I’ll cover why its so important for those of us in senior or lead roles to invest in and encourage the early career talent on our teams.
Optimizing SEO for SPAs
September 22, 20186 min read
Single Page Applications (SPAs) are trendy with developers but product owners, account managers, and marketing folks are sometimes hesitant to get on board. Why? SEO.
Design Pattern Dating Profiles: Decorator Pattern
September 16, 20183 min read
The best project you’ll ever work on is you 💅🏻💅🏻💅🏻 We’ll be better together. I love giving makeovers, let’s go shopping!
Remove junior from your vocabulary
September 03, 20183 min read
I'm giving a talk in November about empowering early-career developers. Not junior developers. I'm trying to remove "junior" from my vocabulary. Why? Let me explain.
Giving kind feedback instead of nice feedback
August 19, 20184 min read
Giving constructive feedback is one of the most challenging things we have to do in our professional lives. I’ve been thinking a lot about how to give better constructive feedback and specifically how to give constructive, kind feedback.
9 conference tips for your inner introvert
August 11, 20186 min read
I recently attended THAT Conference in the Wisconsin Dells and had a wonderful experience. Here is a small list of tips that made my experience more enjoyable as an introvert.
Too much of a good thing? Composition over inheritance
July 24, 20186 min read
Inheritance gets a bad rap in the programming world, but like anything, it has a time and a place. And composition is not a panacea. It can very quickly turn around and bite us.