A Year of Tips

A Year of Tips

I started my Developer Tips Weekly newsletter a year ago this week – today the 53rd tip is being sent. It hasn’t always been easy, even though often the tips are very short and simple. Publishing at exactly 10am every Wednesday without fail has taken some discipline. Along the way, I’ve learned a few things, […]

Windows Mac Native Google Mail Client

Windows Mac Native Google Mail Client

I’m involved in quite a few businesses and ventures at any given time, and most of them have an email account associated with them. My preferred email client is Google/GMail/Google Apps/G suite, mainly because it’s fast, ubiquitous, and (mostly) free (google apps was free for a very long time, and now has pretty reasonable per-user […]

Your Recent Mentions on GitHub

Your Recent Mentions on GitHub

The other day I saw someone mention me in a pull request for a client’s GitHub repository (probably on my phone). When I had some time to look into the issue, I’d deleted the email notification, and I couldn’t remember which repository it was on (they have a few). So I checked my GitHub profile […]

Check In Often

Check In Often

This is post 1 of 2 in the series “Developer Tips” Check in your code. Often. It doesn’t matter if you’re using Team Foundation Server, Git, Subversion, or another form of source control, you should be sure to check in your code frequently. Right now, do you have code that you’re working on (or were […]