Last month I attended Mountain West JS [http://mtnwestjs.org/] and learned a lot from some excellent speakers. Several of the talks introduced me to new concepts or perspectives, and one in particular inspired me to think about what we do in a whole new way. Whitney Williams [http://whitneyeliz.com…Brandon Konkle
My latest opinion posts, sharing my perspective on work style, methodology, best practices, and everything else not directly related to code.
I've been struggling for a little while now with a distinct lack of enthusiasm for programming. Some of it is certainly due to a measure of chaos in my family as we work through a move and some health issues, but that definitely doesn't account for all of it. I've been spending some time…Brandon Konkle
This was a really interesting read, and it reminded me of discussions we've had at Lincoln Loop recently about whether to check requirements into the repository or install them separately (with pip/virtualenv or npm or bower or whatever). I've always been in the install separately and add to…Brandon Konkle
Time Magazine recently reported [http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/05/10/survey-85-of-new-college-grads-moving-back-in-with-mom-and-dad/] on a study showing that 85% of college graduates are now moving back home. They are now saddled with crushing student loan debt, and they’re unable to find the work…Brandon Konkle
Since I began working with Lincoln Loop, I’ve been absolutely loving the flexibility. What has surprised me, though, is how hard it has been to consistently put in 40 hours a week. There were several weeks when it was even difficult for me to get to 32 hours, which is my absolute minimum. I decid…Brandon Konkle