Honor Flight

Recently I had the honor of participating in an Honor Flight and I would love to share my experiences in the hopes that others choose to »

What It Takes

As an educator, user group leader, and senior programmer I'm asked often what it takes to get your foot in the programming door. Recently I received »

On Jim

Jim Weirich was a gentle, brilliant man, and the world is a much dimmer place without him. When I first interviewed at EdgeCase years back I »

The Importance of Teaching

One of my favorite things to do is to give away all that I know to anyone that will listen. Re-read that sentence. In what industry »

The Importance of Community

Back in 2007 I was a lone PHP developer sitting in my office, heads down and plugging away. I went to an unmentioned PHP conference that »