Dave

Software professional with 25+ years in SaaS product development, coding, consulting, platform transformations, and data migrations.

Contact: hikingdave @ gmail.com

There is a pattern that almost all coders experience when they sit down to code: The exact amount of time that all takes varies by coder, but almost nobody I know runs 8 hours in step #2. Yet I know many developers who code at…

This may sound counter-intuitive if you are desiring to learn how to code, but code should never be your goal. Code is one possible tool used to solve problems. The goal is to create that solution, not to write code. To be honest, code is…

I just spent a couple days wandering the Grand Canyon, on my own. I find the occasional solo trips to be refreshing and rejuvenating, and have plenty of time to both think about the world, as well as just enjoy the outdoors without thinking. One…

I have 2 major ideas I had thought up, designed, and started coding. I figured with a week off starting tomorrow, I can really get them rolling. Then I stopped and said, "Wait... this is my week off." So I'm taking off in the morning…