My Big Ass Shield

[INTRO] Well, you can tell from the way I use my walk, I'm a Titan, babe: no time to talk Poppin' shields to protect my wife, and shootin' Hive, that's »

Who Am I

I love to code. It shows, from my open source community involvement in forums, contributions to open source on GitHub, and through effort with previous employers, revamping their development process »

A Simple Job Queue in PHP

A common type of queue is FIFO - "first in, first out". Everyone knows this queue; lines at a fast food place, products on supermarket shelves, even a vending machine »

A Bad Kid

I smoked my first cigarette at 13. At 14 I stopped going to school when I didn't feel like being there. 15 was when I dropped out. Around 16 I »

Job Queues

First, what is a job queue? It's really simple at its core: Processes called Workers perform Jobs, which are exactly what they sound like. That's it! Workers are separate from »

An Intro to Me

When I was twelve, I received my first laptop as a gift. It was not new, or powerful, or clean. It was mine. The first thing I did, of course »

First Vacation in Five Years

I realized something during my first real vacation in a long time... I don't care about my career as much as I thought I did. It must have been an »

I want so badly to blog more

Every morning I get up and read HackerNews and want so badly to be one of those rockstar developers, pushing awesome code with a write-up of how it works and »