Posts by Year


Blue Socks Spotted at Orange

May 13, 2017

1 minute read

This year, I had the privilege of being invited to join the team of Planning Center exhibitors at the Orange conference in Atlanta, GA.

The Initial State Gotcha

April 12, 2017

1 minute read

I ran into an issue recently while refactoring an existing React component in our application at work. Part of my changes to the component included wrapping ...

React Conf 2017

March 15, 2017

less than 1 minute read

I consider myself extremely fortunate to work for a company that values education and provides their employees with the time and resources to attend technica...


TIL: Working with a D3 based chart library

December 24, 2016

1 minute read

One of the things I love about my job is that I get to explore different aspects of web development, including all sorts of interesting libraries that otherw...


Diary of a Junior Dev: The joys of building

November 01, 2015

2 minute read

If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later. – Richard Branson

In search of a faster query

June 14, 2015

1 minute read

Recently, as I was fixing a minor bug in one of our applications at work, I had the opportunity to witness what a great difference a simple query can make.


Silicon Valley DevFest

March 17, 2013

1 minute read

Last Friday I attended my first DevFest at Google headquarters in Mountain View. I’m so glad I was able to be there! Not only the event was absolutely free...


Makings of a Pythonista

November 21, 2012

2 minute read

It’s been a while since the last time I updated this blog, probably because I’ve been too busy learning and doing, with little or no time to write about it. ...