I'm reading The Phoenix Project, a novel about IT & DevOps. In the first chapter it was already incredible relatable. I'm going to be posting some quotes over the time I read it because some of them are gems. A developer jamming in an urgent change so he could go...

All great programmers learn the same way. They poke the box. They code something and see what the computer does. They change it and see what the computer does. They repeat the process again and again until they figure out how the box works. – Seth Godin, Poke The Box...

I get to do a phone screen for an intern opening we have this summer. I'm excited for several reasons. First, I love talking. Second, I love talking about programming. Third, I love meeting new people. Fourth, I love meeting people that share my passion for learning. Lastly, I'm excited...

Determining the bitness of a windows executable is realtively easy, when you know the magic. dumpbin /headers app.exe | grep machine

Utilizing Vagrant for the CPAN Pull Request Challenge I've been participating in the CPAN pull request challenge in the Perl community this year and it's been a great learning experience. I've learned about Dist::Zilla, Travis CI and Perlbrew. This month, I've been working on html-scrubber, and the Dist::Zilla plugins are...