My latest read was The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck, by Mark Manson. Beyond the snappy title, it’s been a phenomenal read. It’s permanently changed how I look at life and what I DO give a fuck about. So much that I wanted to share my impression with others because I think it’s something everyone could benefit from reading. Read More
In an effort to make myself the best developer possible, I have been reading the classics in the programmer’s cannon. These are the books you are assigned as homework on your way to a computer science degree. This month I read “The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master” by Andrew Hunt and David Thomas. It was nothing short of fantastic, and truly a book that I can see myself constantly referring back to in my career. Read More
In preparation for building a RESTful API for my fitness app (and other on-the-job projects), I recently read Lorna Jane Mitchell’s book “PHP Web Services: APIs for the Modern Web“. It was fantastic and everything one could hope for in a technical read. It covered a wide range of topics, and yet each was in just enough detail that I could create working samples of my own.
In my search for resources to sharpen my MEAN full-stack skills, I found this great book, “Getting MEAN with Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node” by Simon Holmes. Published in 2016 by Manning Publications, it is the most relevant and up-to-date resource I have found. Read More