Hi, I'm Andrew. - page 3

I'm an experienced Python developer and database nerd on a mission to help every developer build a meaningful career.

What Are We Doing Here?

What Are We Doing Here?

[T]hough it is worthwhile to attain the end merely for one man, it is fine...

Using Windows 10 and the Surface Book 2 for Web Development

Using Windows 10 and the Surface Book 2 for Web Development

I’ve been a web developer who uses a Mac for almost ten years, but lately I’m...

Demonstrating Timeouts, Retries, and Circuit Breakers with an Outage Simulator

Demonstrating Timeouts, Retries, and Circuit Breakers with an Outage Simulator

I’ve seen quite a few outages and outage-like scenarios caused by improper ha...

Can you Write Code on a Chromebook?

Can you Write Code on a Chromebook?

This is an update to Can you Write Code on an iPad?, in which I tried writing...

Mixins in Python and Ruby Compared

Mixins in Python and Ruby Compared

The venerable “mixin” is a technique I learned as a Python developer. Now, af...

Ten Years of Learning Investments

Ten Years of Learning Investments

I’m coming up on ten years as a professional software developer. On...

The Rule of Three

The Rule of Three

Many programmers feel a desire to create reusable components early in the dev...

Dear Alma: Do You Have to Achieve an Act of Greatness for Your Life to Matter?

Dear Alma: Do You Have to Achieve an Act of Greatness for Your Life to Matter?

After the movie The Social Network came out, I saw a post on the internet wri...

Can You Write Code on an iPad?

Can You Write Code on an iPad?

The merit in all things consists in the difficulty. – Aramis This is ...