Dave

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

Contact: hikingdave @ gmail.com

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…

Data > Code

Please indulge me in telling a bit of my personal history with video games to illustrate a point. I like video games. I always have. And I spent many hours on them in my youth. But as I got older, they just ate too much…

Newer coders often see a complex feature, and get stopped with a feeling that they don't know where to start coding, and are therefore blocked in work on larger peices of work. I'd like to combat that by stepping through breaking down a common UI…

The first question asked when someone wants to learn how to code is often, "What should I build?" And the answer is often to choose a project that would help them solve a problem or help with tasks in their own lives. That answer is…