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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” - LoaziOverengineering is a difficult problem to diagnose and remedy. Good software engineers always have an eye on the horizon looking fo...

Premetacognition

Ray Kurzweil is one of my favorite people. He may be a little crazy, trying to live forever is ambitious to say the least, but his books always leave me excited about the future, and eager for ...

Java: the bane of computer science freshmen

I didn't start programming until college. My first programming language was Malab/Octave. I fell in love over spring break when I was able to spend the entire week writing and debugging what in&nbs...

We must Act

Support the EFF!  Demanding transparency and battling encroachment on our digital liberties is more important than ever. The federal government appears to be spying on phone calls and internet...

Launched My Site

c0d3it.co After a few months of basically screwing around, I have finally launched my personal site. I wanted to do more than have a blog on it, since you know I have this blog. And I’ve been less ...

Jasmine Tips: Spies!

We Started using Jasmine for JavaScript testing about 4 months ago. It was chosen because it resembles rspec, and lately minimizing context shift has been a goal for our team. So far I really like ...

Why I'm using Coffeescript... For Now

To put it mildly, JavaScript has some idiosyncrasies. I've enjoyed manipulating, and exploiting some of JavaScript's more interesting aspects. However, it's uniqueness can cause confusion. It is p...

Advice for new programmers: Use git

Advice for new programmers: Use git Version control is awesome. It’s purpose is to allow programmers to collaborate without stepping on each other toes. However the benefits of a tool like git ex...

Looking at Jet Brain's App Code

TL;DR App Code has some pros and cons when compared to XCode. It’s pros center around a rich editing, refactor, code navigation, and debug feature sets. It’s cons have to do with interface, perform...

Dissapointed Dad

Another pass at the paralax plugin I developed a few months ago. This time messing around with inserting negative rel values for different layers. I think the effect is a lot more compelling.The co...