Applying to Pluralsight

23. May 2014 One-Time 1
May 22, 2014 Last week I spoke at KCDC and had a pretty good time. I really enjoy speaking at conferences. It’s weird for developers and technical people to enjoy it, but it has been something I’ve enjoyed doing ever since I found out that conference speakers are just “regular folks.” For a long time ...

When all you know are objects…

19. May 2014 Uncategorized 2
A few years ago, I read a blog from Uncle Bob that advocated delaying the decision of your database as long as possible. The main motivation is that the database should not be the central hub of your application. Instead, your application should do things. That logic should be the focus of your application and the ...

TDD with a fake for Mongoose

12. May 2014 Uncategorized 0
I’m working on a little personal side project using nodejs, backbone and mongo.  It’s actually a rewrite of something I wrote in .Net about a year ago. But I’m trying to expand it and also trying to practice TDD more.  About a year ago I made up my mind that I was done saying I was ...