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Developing ambidextrous mouse skills is a huge win against repetitive strain injury. Feel your mousing wrist/arm/shoulder getting tired, just switch hands. #PTL

Links of Interest, Issue 27

Last Friday I was busy writing a post for my podcast blog, so I missed publishing another Links of Interest. Here’s to rectifying that omission: ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com presents you…

It’s time for your micro-dose of history. Today’s episode of my new podcast is out: Episode 3, Feb 2, 2019 – On This Day

Just discovered the #ACF Options Page API. Handy for adding global settings to your #WordPress setup. Nice! Advanced Custom Fields – Options Page

Links of Interest, Issue 26

This week I scratched a creative itch by creating a podcast. You can find it over on OnThisDay.show. For the show, I’m sharing historical tidbits each day. Using…

So nice: Just discovered a one-liner for MS Word to Markdown conversion. Comes in handy when my clients send me copy as .docx files…it makes me feel dirty…

I’ve spent part of my day working with another developer as we design a RESTful API. I’m enjoying working together as we scheme out how we’ll be GETting…

This week’s links are out: Links of Interest, Issue 25 #webdev #WordPress

Links of Interest, Issue 25

Earlier this week we went live with the redesign of a client’s home page. What made this project interesting is the client wanted their home page redesigned without…

I got to the gym by 5:15 this morning only to find a pipe had burst and they had water all over the first floor. That sent me…

Strange: For the past couple of months, G-Suite/Gmail doesn’t load for me in #Chrome. But it does load in #Safari. #backwards

At just the right moment last night, my mother asked if I still had that app (@FifthStarLabs) on my phone which notifies me when the #ISS (@Space_Station) is…

SkyGuide for iOS, Serendipity, and the ISS

How SkyGuide for iOS, a question posed at the perfect time, and the International Space Station coincided for a moment of serendipity… Since the early 1980’s, my parents…

Come for the #webdev links, stay for the video at the end. ? Links of Interest, Issue 24 – @mwender

Links of Interest, Issue 24

I’ve started this year by getting back to early mornings in the office. That means up at five, grab a quick breakfast, and at my desk by five…

My favorite thing about being a freelance web developer is being able to talk to a client, help him/her define his/her specs, and then I’m able to go…

Today I figured out how to use #JavaScript Promises to get and validate an API token I use in my #React app to communicate with my #WordPress REST…

We were at a party last night. Our girls were downstairs playing. There were all sorts of dollhouses and things for girls. However, my inner ten year old…

Whenever I’m authenticating via #FaceID, I find I smile and try to “look my best”. You ever catch yourself doing the same?

30 years ago this week: The 2nd Space Shuttle mission after Challenger was “Top Secret”, and it came within a hair’s breath of being a total loss of…