12 Startups in 12 Months

Following in the footsteps of Pieter Levels, Jon Yongfook, Hossein Shams, Sean Walker and a few others, I'm building and shipping one product a month for twelve months straight... Read More →

How I Got Started in My Career as a Web Developer

I've received this question in many variations over the past few years so I wanted to write a detailed post for to cover my thoughts on it. I can't write about what path you should take, or what the best path is. But I can share the path I took... Read More →

A Review of 2014

In October of 2013 I quit my last place of employment, a startup in Boston, and started freelancing full-time. This was such an incredible change for me. I had been wanting to work for myself... Read More →

An Introduction to HTML5's localStorage

Did you know that localStorage works as far back as Internet Explorer 8? There's no good reason to not be using it! Let's start out by saving a very simple piece of information to local storage... Read More →

Setting Up MongoDB with PHP and MAMP

Getting MongoDB working with PHP and MAMP was a bit tricky for me, so hopefully this guide will save you some frustration. At the end of this tutorial I've included a section... Read More →

Custom PHP and MongoDB Blog

Though I could have chosen to use any number of great open source blog platforms out there, I decided to build my own minimilistic one. I wanted an excuse to get... Read More →