Articles in the Updates category

  1. Reflecting on my Career

    This month, I've started a new position as an Android Engineer at American Express, and I found myself reflecting on how I got here. I have no college degree, and didn't participate in any coding bootcamp or anything like that, so I figured I'd share my story in case it's …

  2. Recent Downtime

    A week ago I had a bit of downtime, because I decided to switch hosts. Previously, I was using DigitalOcean, with a droplet running Ubuntu 14.04. I paid \$10 a month for a 30GB SSD, 1 CPU core, and 1GB of RAM. This used to be alright for me …

  3. SSL Encryption from Let's Encrypt

    If you've been following my site at all, you'll now notice that it, along with the apps hosted on it, are encrypted via SSL! I decided to take the time to set it up because I take security and privacy very seriously. Even though I'm the primary user on my …

  4. My Home Cloud Server/Router with a Raspberry Pi

    My apartment doesn't have wireless internet, but I do have ethernet access. In the past, I've used my laptop to create a wireless access point so that I could use my phone and tablet without worrying about running through my cellular data, but that was inconvenient because it basically turned …

  5. Workout Generator Updates

    After much consideration, I've decided to take the workout generator I've been developing open source. I've always viewed it as a learning experience for myself, and a canvas of sorts on which I could develop my skills. With it being open source, I hope that other interested developers will join …