Relearning JavaScript

I've started to relearn JavaScript after taking a long hiatus. When I first started coding I certainly had the naiveté of youth and jumped on the bandwagon when it came to dissing JavaScript. Thanks to libraries like Prototype, I realized it had a lot of really interesting features such as…

Personal READMEs and User Manuals

I've heard that manager READMEs are bad. The criticism revolves around these documents ultimately being self serving by giving the author a way to justify acting in the wrong. For example, if I write in my README that "I don't handle criticism well" and I explode when someone says I'm…

Reboot!

Long ago I used my blog as a means of learning things like programming languages, databases, etc. It was fun for a while, but I always got hung up on making it easier to blog. As I became more focused as a programmer, I spent even more time trying out…