On the last episode of Turing-Incomplete, I did a mini-rant about job hunting for engineers. The more I see engineers job hunting, the more I realize that my own method (and those few who do the same) differs greatly from the way I see others job hunt. For one, I have a passionate disdain for […]
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Before I go into this, I’ll warn you. If you, most likely, are someone who found this through researching everything about Recurse Center before you apply (yes, I did that too), what follows is a post about some of my particular core experiences from my time at RC. I also have all my weekly updates […]
In this tutorial, I’ll set up a Heroku-like environment on DigitalOcean using Dokku, that I used to set up the #talkpay search. Detailed instructions and lots of pictures to follow! What’s Dokku? Dokku is really awesome. It’s “Docker-powered mini-Heroku in around 100 lines of Bash.” If that’s not self explanatory, think of it this way: You like […]
The plan as it is right now is to post this today, and then post a (probably longer) “return statement” (thanks Gonçalo for the name!) next week reflecting on the whole experience of my batch. This post will cover the last week in the same format at the previous 11. Monday I did some programming […]
I recently made a small project using the Twitter API and wanted a super simple way to store my local environment variables. Fair warning, my method is a little hack-y, but you can riff on it for your own purposes. The problem I wasn’t familiar with how to set environment variables in Node, and I […]