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Here are my thoughts on topics that I find relevant to me, or just want to go on a nice rant.

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Redirecting Web Traffic Using Flask

In this tutorial we'll use Flask and DigitalOcean's App Platform to redirect traffic from one URL to another.

Random Musings About Resumes

Drafting a resume can be a nerve wracking experience. While there are many resources available for creating a resume, I still see the same mistakes year after year on resumes. In this post I'll discuss my philosophy regarding resumes and some tips on how to make yours better.

Tech Industry Interviews are Bullshit. Let's Make Them Better

If you ask almost any programmer what their least favorite part of the industry is, they'll likely say interviewing. The Tech industry has transformed what should be a simple process into an unholy nightmare. When a majority of your industry says it _loathes_ the interview process, perhaps we should examine it more and attempt to make it better.

How To Build a 7 Days To Die Server on Ubuntu 20.04

7 Days to Die has easily become one of my favorite video games. It is essentially a cross between Minecraft and Left 4 Dead and I find it absolutely thrilling. In this tutorial you'll setup a 7D2D server on Ubuntu 20.04.

Django or Flask: How Do I Choose Which To Use?

As a Python developer, I love both Flask and Django. But how do I choose which one to use? Over the years I've developed a very simple test that helps me decide if I'm going to use Flask or Django for my projects.

Exploring New Waters: A Recap of My First Year at DigitalOcean

Another year come and gone, and what an adventure it was but I'm happy to say I have successfully completed my first year at DigitalOcean. Come, gather round and listen to the tale of a career change, being a Developer Advocate amidst a global pandemic, and everything else 2020 had to throw at me.

My Personal 'How Am I Feeling About My Job' Litmus Test

Over the past five years working in tech I've developed a sort of litmus test that I perform every morning to gauge how I currently feel about my job and how my career is progressing. And I do it all with a morning playlist.

Year-of-the-Linux-Desktop.exe

After decades of trying to ignore or straight up bashing Linux, Microsoft has finally embraced the loveable penguin. So much so that it ships a Linux kernel on your Windows OS by default! What does this mean for the sake of development? Is it finally the year of the Linux desktop?

New Website!

Every few years I grow tired of my website and build a new one. More often than not, it is actually me trying to simplify something that I made more complicated than it needed to be. After listening to friends and co-workers, I'm finally making the jump to static sites.

Simplify Your Python Developer Environment

Using `pyenv` with `pipenv` to seamlessly manage multiple environments and `pipx` for my installed executables gives me a Python setup that's a pleasure to work with. You should use them.